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A splendid savage : the restless life of Frederick Russell Burnham / Steve Kemper.

Kemper, Steve (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

"A life of adventure and military daring on violent frontiers across the American West, Africa, Mexico, and the Klondike, "--Amazon.com.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 921 BURNHAM 2016 (Text) 33892100346809 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 02/18/2016 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393239270
  • ISBN: 0393239276
  • Physical Description: x, 436 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-417) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Child of the Frontier -- A Pueblo and Some Puritans -- Wanderings and Apprenticeships -- The Tonto Basin Feud -- Tombstone -- The Tigers of the Human Species -- Hunting Tigers with Tigers -- A Mine, a Wedding, a Change of Plans -- To Africa -- To the Frontier -- War in Matabeleland -- The King's Spoor -- The Shangani Patrol -- Spears Into Pegs -- Cashing In -- War Again -- The Mouthpiece of God -- The Klondike -- Chief of Scouts -- Behind Enemy Lines -- Celebrity and Hinterlands -- British East Africa -- Prospects and Losses -- A President Saved, Another Fortune Postponed -- Hippos and Spies -- Scouting for Mines and for Roosevelt -- Closing the Circle -- After the Bonanza.
Summary, etc.:
"A life of adventure and military daring on violent frontiers across the American West, Africa, Mexico, and the Klondike, "--Amazon.com.
Subject: Burnham, Frederick Russell, 1861-1947
Adventure and adventurers > United States > Biography
Scouts (Reconnaissance) > United States > Biography.
Boy Scouts of America > History.

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