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Kit Carson & his three wives : a family history

Author: Marc Simmons
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©2003.
Series: Calvin P. Horn lectures in Western history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this family centered biography, independent scholar Simmons describes the lives of the three women who were married to frontiersman Kit Carson. They include Arapaho woman Waa-Nibe, who died three years after their marriage; Cheyenne woman Making Out Road, who divorced Carson after 14 months; and Josefa Jaramillo, the fourteen year old daughter of a prominent Taos family and mother of Carson's seven children.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Simmons, Marc.
Kit Carson & his three wives.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c2003
(OCoLC)606996425
Named Person: Kit Carson; Kit Carson; Carson family.; Kit Carson; Carson family.; Kit Carson
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Simmons
ISBN: 082633296X 9780826332967
OCLC Number: 51900275
Description: x, 195 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Waa-nibe --
Making out road --
Josefa --
Chapter 1 --
Chapter 2 --
Chapter 3 --
Chapter 4 --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Calvin P. Horn lectures in Western history and culture.
Other Titles: Kit Carson and his three wives
Responsibility: Marc Simmons.
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In this family centered biography, independent scholar Simmons describes the lives of the three women who were married to frontiersman Kit Carson. They include Arapaho woman Waa-Nibe, who died three years after their marriage; Cheyenne woman Making Out Road, who divorced Carson after 14 months; and Josefa Jaramillo, the fourteen year old daughter of a prominent Taos family and mother of Carson's seven children.

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"Marc Simmons is the leading scholar of the life of Kit Carson, and this absorbing volume presents the mostly heretofore unknown stories of Carson's wives and families. . . . This finely-crafted book Read more...

 
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