Until you’ve consumed all of the best Mountain Man books, can you even claim to be a true fan?
- Heart/Justice of the Mountain Man (2006)
- Power of the Mountain Man (Mountain Man, No. 15) (1997)
- Mountain Man (2000)
- Joe Meek: The Merry Mountain Man (1966)
- Tales of the Mountain Men: Seventeen Stories of Survival, Exploration, and Frontier Spirit (2004)
- Forty Guns West (Preacher/First Mountain Man) (2011)
- The Adventures of the Mountain Men: True Tales of Hunting, Trapping, Fighting, Adventure, and Survival (2017)
- Mover Of Men and Mountains (1967)
- The Man Who Moved a Mountain (1991)
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Selling his gun to the highest bidder, sharpshooter Monte Carson rode side by side with Big Jim Slaughter, the most feared hombre in Wyoming Territory. But when Monte decided to reform his ways and give back $50,000 in stolen army payroll, he made an enemy in Slaughter and a friend in mountain man Smoke Jensen.
Power of the Mountain Man (Mountain Man, No. 15) (1997)
In the depth of a cruel High Lonesome winter comes a cryptic message for Smoke Jensen. The letter tells of skulduggery by gold barons, railroad magnates and Chinese tongs in San Francisco. Smoke knows only one person in the city by the bay: the well-rounded, open-natured Francie, mistress of one of the town’s most notorious pleasure palaces.
Mountain Man (2000)
Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for the University of Idaho PressA classic in American West literature and the inspiration for Robert Redford’s portrayal in the classic film Jeremiah Johnson.
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Long the dominant icon embodying the spirit of America’s frontier past, the image of the cowboy no longer stands alone as the ultimate symbol of independence and self-reliance. The great canvas of the western landscape-in art, books, film-is today shared by the figures called “Mountain Men.” They were the trappers of the Rocky Mountain fur trade in the years following Lewis and Clark’s Expedition of 1804-1806.
During a trip back east for a family reunion, Preacher learns that even the civilized Midwest can attract a motherlode of trouble . . . especially when a gang of local bully boys decide to pick a fight.
The Adventures of the Mountain Men: True Tales of Hunting, Trapping, Fighting, Adventure, and Survival (2017)
The mountain men” were the hunters and trappers who fiercely strode the Rocky Mountains in the early to mid-1800s. They braved the elements in search of the skins of beavers and other wild animals, to sell or barter for goods.
Mover Of Men and Mountains (1967)
Despite early failures, R. G. LeTourneau rose to eminence in the competitive world of manufacturing and construction. Although his competitors thought him insane, history has proved that his inventive genius was decades ahead of its time. His combination of enterprise and Christian commitment led to his sponsoring many works involving missions and education, including LeTourneau College, a Christian liberal arts and technical school in Longview, Texas.
The Man Who Moved a Mountain (1991)
This is the definitive biography of Reverend Bob Childress of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Often compared to Mark Twain’s tales of the Mississippi, the style and the text show, with stark clarity, the transforming effects Childress and his ministry had on the rough and wild mountain communities of this section of Virginia.
Best Mountain Man Books Worth Your Attention
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Mountain Man: John Colter, the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and the Call of the American West
Author(s): David Weston Marshall
ID: 2440798, Publisher: Countryman Press, Year: 9 May 2017, Size: 16 Mb, Format: epub
Author(s): Quan Manh Ha and Mia Tompkins
ID: 3271533, Publisher: Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Year: 2021, Size: 418 Kb, Format: pdf
The Lady and the Mountain Man: Isabella Bird, Rocky Mountain Jim, and their Unlikely Friendship
Author(s): Chris Enss
ID: 3402621, Publisher: TwoDot, Year: 2021, Size: 6 Mb, Format: epub
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