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Western Yesterdays, Volume V: Steamboat to Montana and Other Stories
Western Yesterdays Volume V Steamboat to Montana and Other Stories Author:forest crossen Let us turn again to those valiant and unforgettable Western Yesterdays. From them have come down to us true stories that are fragments of a great drama played on the immense stage of the American West. ... — Western Yesterdays bring out something too often overlooked - the proud character of the frontier people. They were the elite, the adventur... more »ers, pushing out into dangerous country, braving savage climate and men and animals. They had only their great resources: strength and courage and the magic of humor and kindness.
Forest Crossen is peculiarly suited to present Western Yesterdays. Born in Missouri of pioneer people, he was taken as a boy to the Milk River Country of northern Montana, one of the West's last frontiers. He grew up with former scouts, Indian-fighting soldiers, gold miners, and ranchers, many of whom were squawmen. He loved nothing better than listening to their stories ... [and] began writing down these true adventures.
Western Yesterdays are the realization of a dream of publishing his Western character sketches in book form.« less