Category Archives: Books

History, mystery whatever I’m reading will be shared.

Fur Trade book reviews

The importance of history to the future.   In the past, I’ve posted several reviews on books and movies about the opening of the western United States. Additionally I have posted articles concerning early American history. This page is meant to be a gate way to that information. 

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Book Reviews Summer suggestions

Here are a few summer books for those who still read. For more information on these books or authors click on the enlarged red letters. They are your link to their web sites or Amazon. Mystery For those who enjoy a good action mystery, two great authors have stepped up to replace Hillerman and L’Amour.

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Blood and Thunder by Hampton Sides

                 Blood and Thunder Review

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George Drouillard by M.O. Skarsten

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1776 and John Adams by David McCullough

Cover “1776”

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Early Fur Trade on the Northern Plains by Wood and Thiessen

 

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Out West by Dayton Duncan

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Undaunted Courage by Stephen E. Ambrose

 

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History…The Saga of Hugh Glass by John Myers

This the second of the books purchased at venerable Fort Union National Historic Monument.  Hugh Glass or “Old Glass” as he was known among the mountain men, was a man of much legend and little written. 

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