Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone

The Life and Legend of An American Pioneer

Book - 1992
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Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History for 1993

In the first and most reliable biography of Daniel Boone in more than fifty years, award-winning historian Faragher brilliantly portrays America's famous frontier hero. Drawing from popular narrative, the public record, scraps of documentation from Boone's own hand, and a treasure of reminiscence gathered by nineteenth-century antiquarians, Faragher uses the methods of new social history to create a portrait of the man and the times he helped shape. Blending themes from a much vitalized Western and frontier history with the words and ideas of ordinary people, Faragher has produced a book that will stand as the definitive life of Daniel Boone for decades to come, and one that illuminates the frontier world of Boone like no other.

Publisher: New York : Holt, 1992.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780805030075
Branch Call Number: BIO BOONE D. Faragher
Characteristics: xviii, 429 p., [16] p. of plates :,ill., maps ;,25 cm.


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