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Blevins, Winfred

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Works: 55 works in 271 publications in 2 languages and 12,406 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Dictionaries  Guidebooks  Biography  Western stories  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3552.L45, 813.54
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Publications about Winfred Blevins
Publications by Winfred Blevins
Most widely held works by Winfred Blevins
Stone song : a novel of the life of Crazy Horse by Winfred Blevins( Book )
21 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,055 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized biography of Crazy Horse, chief of the Sioux and the greatest of Indian cavalry generals. The victor at Little Big Horn is portrayed as a warrior monk for whom war is a spiritual enterprise and who considers life on the reservation fit only for whites. By the author of High Missouri
Give your heart to the hawks; a tribute to the mountain men by Winfred Blevins( Book )
13 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,046 libraries worldwide
Blevins presents a poetic tribute to the dauntless "first Westerners" (among them John Colter, Hugh Glass, Kit Carson, and Jedediah Smith) and their incredible adventures
Dictionary of the American West by Winfred Blevins( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 906 libraries worldwide
Blevins, author of popular western novels, defines some 5,000 terms and expressions relevant to cowboyculture, historic and contemporary American Indian culture, ranching, gambling, the fur trade, cattle and horses, and native flora and fauna. The definitions are entertaining and informative. Includes b&willustrations and a bibliographical essay
A long and winding road : a novel of the mountain men by Winfred Blevins( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 708 libraries worldwide
Mountain man Sam Morgan struggles to deal with the loss of his lover, widow Paloma Luna, and undertakes a mission to find and rescue two young Mexican girls, kidnapped by Navajo raiders and spirited away into the New Mexico wilderness
So wild a dream by Winfred Blevins( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
An ambitious and daring young man, Sam Morgan leaves his home in 1820s Pennsylvania to seek adventure and a fortune in the frontier West, accompanied by a colorful assortment of companions he meets along the way
Beauty for ashes by Winfred Blevins( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 645 libraries worldwide
A sequel to "So Wild a Dream" finds 1820s apprentice mountaineer Sam Morgan traveling with a fur brigade in search of the Crow Native American woman he loves, an endeavor for which he must adopt the ways of her people and escape capture by the Sioux
Dreams beneath your feet by Winfred Blevins( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 586 libraries worldwide
Eighteen years have passed since Sam Morgan came West from Pennsylvania and learned the perilous business of trapping in the wilderness of the Rocky Mountains. Now, in 1840, he seems to face a bleak future. The fur trade has played out and he must find other means of making a living. Sam decides to return to California with his daughter Esperanza and start a new life. The great golden land represents a bitter memory - his beloved Crow Indian wife Meadowlark died there in childbirth - but friends convince him that his destiny lies on the Pacific shore. Meadowlark's uncle, Flat Dog, his family, and Hannibal MacKye, the half-Delaware mountain man, join Sam and Esperanza for the journey west, where they hope to trade for a herd of Appaloosa horses to sell at a profit in California. At Fort Hall on the Oregon Trail, Sam and his people encounter a terrified woman, Lei Palua, who has escaped the clutches of a psychopath called Kanaka Boy, whose gang of killers and rapists has been terrifying Indian villages in the Northwest. Sam Morgan and his people take Lei Palua under their wing unaware that her one-time lover and now bloodthirsty nemesis dogs her trail, vowing to kill her and all who stand in his way
Ravenshadow by Winfred Blevins( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
In the course of a trance, a Sioux Indian experiences the Battle of Wounded Knee. It happens to Joseph Blue Crow of South Dakota on his return to his roots. Crow abandoned the red way for the white way of women and booze, but on losing his job as a disk jockey made a comeback to the sweat lodge, the sacred pipe and the vision quest
Beauty for ashes by Winfred Blevins( file )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
Disenchanted by his return home to Pennsylvania, 19-year-old Sam Morgan once again sets off for adventure in the American Plains of the 1820s. This time out, however, he is searching for his lost love--the Indian maiden Meadowlark
Heaven is a long way off : a novel of the mountain men by Winfred Blevins( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Sam Morgan, once a young runaway from Philadelphia, now a seasoned fur trapper and mountain man, faces the most daunting task of his adventuresome life. It is 1827 and he, together with the trapping brigade commanded by Jedediah Smith, has been expelled from Mexican California. To his unending sorrow, Meadowlark, Sam's beloved Indian wife, has died in childbirth and he has been forced to abandon his infant daughter, Esperanza. Now, Sam is determined to reclaim his baby and take her to Meadowlark's village on the Wind River of Wyoming.In Santa Fe, Sam meets a beautiful widow known as Dona Paloma and the two become lovers. Then, after the herd of horses belonging to Sam and his companions are sold for a healthy profit, he returns to California to reunite with his daughter only to learn she has been taken captive in an Indian raid.Sam's desperate mission to rescue his daughter, their escape in a frail craft down a rampaging river, and their long trek to Santa Fe, is a harrowing tale told by a master of the historical novel
Dancing with the golden bear by Winfred Blevins( file )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
Sam Morgan and his wife Meadowlark accompany legendary mountain man Jedediah Smith on an expedition into Mexican California territory. But while filled with adventure, their trek is also marked by hardships and tragedy
So wild a dream by Winfred Blevins( file )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Escaping his life in 1820s Pennsylvania, young Sam Morgan joins the crew of a riverboat. Mixing with an eclectic group of scoundrels and misfits, Sam finds adventure at every turn on the American frontier
Dictionary of the American West : over 5,000 terms and expressions from Aarigaa! to Zopilote by Winfred Blevins( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Defines terms that have their origin in American frontier history
Dancing with the golden bear by Winfred Blevins( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
"When the enigmatic Jedediah Smith, greatest of the mountain men, puts together a brigade of trappers for an expedition into the unknown territory of Mexican California, Sam Morgan joyfully joins up. With his Crow Indian wife, Meadowlark, and his coyote pup at his side, Sam sees the expedition as a chance for adventure and wealth."--Jacket
The Rock Child by Winfred Blevins( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
A Tibetan nun is kidnaped and sold into slavery in California. She escapes, meets a half-white Indian and together they try to elude her owner. They are saved by the soldier and explorer, Richard Burton, who is visiting America. By the author of Stone Song
Roadside history of Yellowstone Park by Winfred Blevins( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Charbonneau, man of two dreams : a novel by Winfred Blevins( Book )
6 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
The epic story of Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau, son of Sacajawea, and his quest to unite the two worlds in which he was raised: posh European society and the mystic American wilderness The son of two of Lewis and Clark's guides-Sacajawea and a French Canadian fur trapper-Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau was born during one of the greatest adventures in American history. With the support of William Clark, he grew up in the well-to-do society of St. Louis and eventually made his way to Europe, where he became the welcome guest of kings. But Charbonneau was a man of two dreams, and the Western wilderness
The misadventures of Silk and Shakespeare : a novel by Winfred Blevins( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Silk, 16, goes in search of his father with a former actor named Shakespeare. Tal Jones & Mountain Man, Shakespeare, form an unlikely partnership in America's frontier. Tal Jones first spotted Shakespeare stalking a grizzly bear. In dirtiness & ugliness, man&bear were about equal, so it wasn't always clear to Tal who actually had the upper hand. But by day's end, Tal was wearing the bear's head as a trophy, Shakespeare had a nasty hole in the side of his head & the two of them were howling at each other's jokes as if they'd known each other for years
The Yellowstone by Winfred Blevins( Book )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Bold men and women risk their lives in the vast wilderness of the Great Northwest to carve a life for themselves in the high, rolling land--to hunt, to trade, to fight, to love. One such man is Robert Burns "The Dancer" Maclean, who finds his destiny in the mountains above the Yellowstone River
The snake river by Winfred Blevins( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
"Those who followed the treacherous, sidewinding course of the Snake were carried to some of the most beautiful country on earth: the untouched Pacific Northwest. Flare O'Flaherty-son of Ireland, mountain trapper, and gambler-agrees to lead a group of missionaries downriver to the remote headquarters of the mighty Hudson's Bay Company. Along the way he faces the greatest challenges of a wandering man's lifetime in the form of Margaret Jewel, a beautiful, strong-willed teacher of Indian children, and a young Shoshone, Sima, seeking the white father he never knew. Together they would find their destiny along the mighty river that bore the shape of a serpent and held the promise of home."--BOOK COVER
 
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French (1)
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