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The saga of Hugh Glass : pirate, Pawnee, and mountain man

Author: John Myers Myers
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1976, ©1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Before his most fabulous adventure, Hugh Glass was captured by the buccaneer Jean Lafitte and turned pirate himself until his first chance to escape. Soon he fell prisoner to the Pawnees and lived for four years as one of them before he managed to make his way to St. Louis. Next he joined a group of trappers to open up the fur-rich, Indian-held territory of the Upper Missouri River. Then unfolds the legend of a man  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Young adult nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Myers, John Myers, 1906-
Saga of Hugh Glass.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1976] c1963
(OCoLC)852763545
Named Person: Hugh Glass; Hugh Glass; Hugh Glass
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Myers Myers
ISBN: 9780803208674 0803208677 9780803258341 0803258348
OCLC Number: 1958235
Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Little, Brown, Boston under title: Pirate, pawnee, and mountain man.
Description: 237 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Told without footnotes: The legend, its challengers, and foundations --
The initiation of a westerner --
An ex-Pawnee nears a black cat --
The tribe that got away --
He wouldn't oblige by dying --
The adventures of a nemesis --
To the Southwest, and north again --
With his moccasins on.
Other Titles: Pirate, Pawnee, and mountain man
Responsibility: by John Myers Myers.
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Presents the legend of a man who survived under impossible conditions: robbed and left to die by his comrades, he struggled alone, unarmed, and almost mortally wounded through two thousand miles of  Read more...

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