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The Resource Mountain Man : John Colter, the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and the call of the American West, David W. Marshall

Mountain Man : John Colter, the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and the call of the American West, David W. Marshall

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Mountain Man : John Colter, the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and the call of the American West
Title
Mountain Man
Title remainder
John Colter, the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and the call of the American West
Statement of responsibility
David W. Marshall
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1804, John Colter set out with Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on the first U.S. expedition to traverse the North American continent. During the twenty-eight month ordeal, Colter served as a hunter and scout, and honed his survival skills on the western frontier. But when the journey was over, Colter stayed behind, spending four more years trekking alone through dangerous and unfamiliar territory. Along the way, he charted some of the West's most treasured landmarks. Historian David W. Marshall crafts this history from Colter's primary sources, and has retraced Colter's steps. By seeing what Colter saw, hearing what he heard, and experiencing firsthand how he and his contemporaries survived in the wilderness (how they pitched a shelter, built a fire, followed a trail, and forded a stream), Marshall immerses you in Colter's frontier world
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marshall, David W.
Dewey number
978/.01
Index
index present
LC call number
F592.7.C65
LC item number
M37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
American grit
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Colter, John
  • West (U.S.)
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • Explorers
  • Trappers
  • Colter, John
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Explorers
  • Trappers
  • United States, West
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Adventurers & Explorers
  • HISTORY / Native American
  • HISTORY / United States / 19th Century
  • HISTORY / United States / State & Local / West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
Label
Mountain Man : John Colter, the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and the call of the American West, David W. Marshall
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Discovery -- Traveling light -- Going native -- A winter trek and a race for life -- A beautiful, hostile land -- Home to the Shady Bluff
Control code
ocn959869557
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9781682680483
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017007234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959869557
  • (Sirsi) a1998184
Label
Mountain Man : John Colter, the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and the call of the American West, David W. Marshall
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Discovery -- Traveling light -- Going native -- A winter trek and a race for life -- A beautiful, hostile land -- Home to the Shady Bluff
Control code
ocn959869557
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9781682680483
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017007234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959869557
  • (Sirsi) a1998184

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