Men to Match My Mountains Author:Irving Stone Our most acclaimed author of biography and biographical novels has turned his magnificent talent to telling Amrica's most colorful and exciting story--the opening of the Far West. — Men to Match My Mountains is a true historical masterpiece, an unforgettable pageant of giants--men like John Sutter, whose dream of paradise was shattered by the Cal... more »ifornia Gold Rush; Brigham Young and the Mormons who tamed the desert with Bible texts; and the silver kings and the miners who developed Nevada's Comstock Lode and settled the Rockies.
And incredible women! The heroic Tamsen Donner who challenged the vast uncharted snowfields of the Sierra Nevada mountains; Juliet Brier, the first woman to conquer the implacable sands of Death Valley; the beautiful Rose of Sharon, who caused California's greatest political-murder scandal. And many others!
America called for greatness...and got it. There is nothing else in history to match the stories of these men and women who braved a wilderness to bring a new nation to the shores of the Pacific.« less