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The deaths of the bravos

Author: John Myers Myers
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1962.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An irreverent account of the discovery, exploration and conquest of the American West.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
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Myers, John Myers, 1906-
Deaths of the bravos.
Boston : Little, Brown, ©1962
(OCoLC)574434777
Online version:
Myers, John Myers, 1906-
Deaths of the bravos.
Boston : Little, Brown, ©1962
(OCoLC)608348146
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Myers Myers
OCLC Number: 1384708
Description: xi, 467 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: A word about western lore --
Old Hickory's horsewhip: a prologue --
A pair of western mariners --
The explosion at Natchez --
The countryless Patriot --
The camel's nose in New Mexico's tent --
The demise of a legend --
The siege that fizzled --
Hugh Glass's rifle --
The character of the grizzly --
A buckskin squire of dames --
A tour of a secret empire --
Sought and unsought meetings --
Westerners on the warpath --
In quest of the Santa Buenaventura --
Of bright and shaded red waters --
Three legs for two men --
The jostling beaver skinners --
Blood in dusty country --
The man of a knife --
Comanches met by water --
An unlikely man of destiny --
From Tom to White Hair --
The end of a landlocked pirate --
The impact of Wyeth's freaks --
A pair of caravanserais --
Colonel Bowie's bite of hay --
The gathering of blades at the Alamo --
Fighters and Fainéant --
Gone beaver --
Old Hickory has his way --
A dreamer reaches Oregon --
A wandering opportunist --
The Fracas in the Council House --
No pretty boy for corpse --
Scalping for a living --
A trio of bad sendings --
Tom Benton eyes the Pacific --
The renegade missionaries --
Old Hickory's source of content --
Looking for a home --
Incorporated Claret takes Santa Fe --
A grizzly on a flag --
Sam Walker's dime --
A Dragoon gets a baggage train --
Kirker gets even for his bilking --
Joe Meek meets a cousin --
Santa Anna's wonderful dress coat --
Prophets and profits --
A mulligan of disasters --
Good riding and bad planning --
The golden catchall --
Saints and killers --
The city gold built --
The sacking of Fort Bridger --
A quintet of hanged Cayuses --
Wild Cat's Confederacy --
Weightman draws his bowie again --
The Great American Desert --
A pickled head and a stovepipe cannon --
The stolen city --
The needle in the big haystack --
Jim Bridger returns a call --
The martyrdom of Joe Stokes --
A beheaded dead man --
Sam Houston's great scheme --
The printed word in The Rockies --
Pistols for the Judge and the Senator --
Slade of the Central Overland --
The baker from Nevada City --
A bluff at Pinos Altos --
The grouse upon the cadaver --
The message of the ditches --
The tethered mustang --
Recessional along the Colorado --
The face above a grave: an epilogue.
Responsibility: by John Myers Myers.

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An irreverent account of the discovery, exploration and conquest of the American West.

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