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Kit Carson : the life of an American border man

Author: David A Remley
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, ©2011.
Series: Oklahoma western biographies, v. 27.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life of frontier man Christopher "Kit" Carson, discussing his Scots-Irish heritage, his rural life, his interactions with Native Americans, his work as a U.S. government agent, his legendary reputation, and other related topics.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Kit Carson; Kit Carson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Remley
ISBN: 9780806141725 0806141727 9780806142739 0806142731
OCLC Number: 663773407
Awards: Winner of New Mexico Book Awards (Biography) 2011
Description: xxx, 289 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Contents: A young boy in the schoolhouse --
The only use for a saddle --
Better exchanges than gold --
"Shuch thing never has been known until late" --
A clear steady blue eye --
"Life yet, life yet" --
"I done so" --
"Burn the damn thing" --
"I do not wish to incur any debts" --
"My duty as well as happiness" --
Just another call to duty.
Series Title: Oklahoma western biographies, v. 27.
Responsibility: by David Remley.

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Chronicles the life of frontier man Christopher "Kit" Carson, discussing his Scots-Irish heritage, his rural life, his interactions with Native Americans, his work as a U.S. government agent, his legendary reputation, and other related topics.

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