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Author: Steve Grinstead; Ben Fogelberg; Colorado Historical Society.
Publisher: New York : Fulcrum Pub., 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Colorado Historical Society is home to a mother lode of Colorado's literary legends. This compilation of the best of the best in Colorado writing commemorates 125 years of dedication to Colorado's history. *25 essays cover a panorama of people and events from Colorado's distant and recent past. *Features outstanding writing by the best and best-known authors published by the Society over the course of its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Grinstead; Ben Fogelberg; Colorado Historical Society.
ISBN: 9781555918040 1555918042
OCLC Number: 609854080
Description: 1 online resource (416 pages)
Contents: Contents; ix Foreword; xi Preface; xvii Acknowledgments and editors' note; 1 To the Pike's Peak Country in 1859 and Cannibalism on the Smoky Hill Route Henry Villard; 14 Our New Road Helen Hunt Jackson; 26 First Official Visit to the Cliff Dwellings William Henry Jackson; 36 Fraeb's Last Fight LeRoy R. Hafen; 42 Recollections of a Trip to the San Luis Valley in 1877 Albert B. Sanford; 51 The Kingdom of Bull Hill Emil W. Pfeiffer; 57 The Hermit of Pat's Hole Edgar C. McMechen; 66 Irwin, a Ghost Town of the Elk Mountains Muriel Sibell Wolle; 74 Hunting Antelope with Dogs A.R. Ross. 80 Jack Sumner and John Wesley Powell Wallace Stegner91 Pearl Harbor and One Mother's Heartbreak Clara May Morse; 101 The Wizard of East Pikes Peak: Nikola Tesla's Experimental Station Richard Grove; 107 Port Stockton, Outlaw Maxine Benson; 116 Three Governors in a Day Marjorie Hornbein; 134 A Land unto Itself: The Western Slope Duane A. Smith; 148 The Cowboy: Reflections of a Western Writer Louis L'Amour; 157 Mari Sandoz in.
Responsibility: Colorado Historical Society ; edited by Steve Grinstead and Ben Fogelberg.
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The Colorado Historical Society is home to a mother lode of Colorado's literary legends. This compilation of the best of the best in Colorado writing commemorates 125 years of dedication to Colorado's history. *25 essays cover a panorama of people and events from Colorado's distant and recent past. *Features outstanding writing by the best and best-known authors published by the Society over the course of its history, including Louis L'Amour, Wallace Stegner, Patricia Nelson Limerick, and Thomas J. Noel.*Draws from past and current publications such as The Colorado Magazine, Colorado Heritage.

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