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The Morning River : A Novel of the Great Missouri Wilderness in 1825 (Man From Boston)
The Morning River A Novel of the Great Missouri Wilderness in 1825 - Man From Boston
Author: W. Michael Gear
During the winter of 1825, Richard Hamilton--a timid Harvard philosophy student--arrives in St. Louis on business for his father. Robbed and beaten, desperate to save his life, he reluctantly joins the crew of the Maria, a fur trader's keelboat. Bound for the beautiful, wild, and dangerous Indian country of the Upper Yellowstone River, th...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780812551532
ISBN-10: 0812551532
Publication Date: 3/11/2007
Pages: 512
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3.7 stars, based on 20 ratings
Publisher: Forge Books
Book Type: Paperback
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tracymar avatar reviewed The Morning River : A Novel of the Great Missouri Wilderness in 1825 (Man From Boston) on + 407 more book reviews
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"A wonderful book. Well-researched fur trade setting, cultures in interaction and conflict. The characters are believable and complex individuals...a great love story ... a special understanding of American Indian mysticism." Don Coldsmith
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A ell researched book of the mountain man times.
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reviewed The Morning River : A Novel of the Great Missouri Wilderness in 1825 (Man From Boston) on + 88 more book reviews
Amazing reverse trip up the river system instead of down. I sort of follow the natural history and anthropology bits and give these sorts of plots a miss. I wasn't sorry i read it though, all in all not a bad read.
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A well researched novel taking place in 1825's. I really enjoyed it and highly recommend it to any one who has an interest in the mountain man era.
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During the winter of 1825, Richard Hamilton---a timid Harvard philosphy student--arrives in St. Louis on business for his father. Robbed and beaten, desperate to save his life, he reluctantly joins the crew of the MARIA, a fur trader's keelboat. Bound for the beautiful, wild, and dangerous Indian country of the Upper Yellowstone River, the native Bostonian begins the education and adventure of a Lifetime.

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