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Chasing good sense : a boy's life on the last frontier

Author: Homer McCarty; Coralie Beyers
Publisher: Salt Lake City : The University of Utah Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Homer McCarty adopts the voice of seven-year-old Buck to recollect his own life growing up in rugged southern Utah Territory in the late 1800s. Although Buck's reflections are necessarily imprecise, being gathered from fragments of memory and then embellished freely, the stories he tells are an honest look at life on the frontier"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCarty, Homer, 1868-1952, author.
Chasing good sense
Salt Lake City : The University of Utah Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2018029397
Named Person: Homer McCarty
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Homer McCarty; Coralie Beyers
ISBN: 9781607816553 1607816555
OCLC Number: 1041194604
Description: 374 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Homer McCarty ; edited by Coralie McCarty Beyers.

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