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A splendid savage : the restless life of Frederick Russell Burnham

Author: Steve Kemper
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A life of adventure and military daring on violent frontiers across the American West, Africa, Mexico, and the Klondike, "--Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Named Person: Frederick Russell Burnham; Frederick Russell Burnham
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Kemper
ISBN: 9780393239270 0393239276
OCLC Number: 909974262
Description: x, 436 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Child of the Frontier --
A Pueblo and Some Puritans --
Wanderings and Apprenticeships --
The Tonto Basin Feud --
Tombstone --
The Tigers of the Human Species --
Hunting Tigers with Tigers --
A Mine, a Wedding, a Change of Plans --
To Africa --
To the Frontier --
War in Matabeleland --
The King's Spoor --
The Shangani Patrol --
Spears Into Pegs --
Cashing In --
War Again --
The Mouthpiece of God --
The Klondike --
Chief of Scouts --
Behind Enemy Lines --
Celebrity and Hinterlands --
British East Africa --
Prospects and Losses --
A President Saved, Another Fortune Postponed --
Hippos and Spies --
Scouting for Mines and for Roosevelt --
Closing the Circle --
After the Bonanza.
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