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The Sisters Brothers
Patrick deWitt

Ecco, 2012

“A gorgeous, wise, riveting work of, among other things, cowboy noir…Honestly, I can’t recall ever being this fond of a pair of psychopaths.” —David Wroblewski, New York Times bestselling author of The Story of Edgar Sawtelle “A masterful, hilarious picaresque that keeps company with the best of Charles Portis and Mark Twain…a relentlessly absorbing feat of novelistic art.” —Wells Tower, author of Everything Ravaged, ...
  
  











  



  
The Trapper's Bible: Traps, Snares & Pathguards
Dale Martin

Paladin Press, 1987

The traps, snares and pathguards detailed here can be constructed out of the most basic materials, keeping your expenses down and your net profits up. Includes pest snares, large animal snares, and transplant traps, plus camp alarms that alert you to intruders and deadly pathguards that could save your life.
  
  











  



  
Tree in the Trail
Holling C. Holling

HMH Books for Young Readers, 1990

The history of the Great Plains and the Santa Fe Trail is told in text and pictures by focusing on a cottonwood tree and the events that happen around it.
  
  











  



  
Never Cry Wolf : Amazing True Story of Life Among Arctic Wolves
Farley Mowat

Back Bay Books, 2001

More than a half-century ago the Canadian Wildlife Service assigned the naturalist Farley Mowat to investigate why wolves were killing arctic caribou. Mowat's account of the summer he lived in the frozen tundra alone-studying the wolf population and developing a deep affection for the wolves (who were of no threat to caribou or man) and for a friendly Inuit tribe known as the Ihalmiut ("People of the Deer")-is a work that has become cherished by ...
  
  











  



  
Mountains of the Misbegotten: A Lute Bapcat Mystery (Lute Bapcat Mysteries)
Joseph Heywood

Globe Pequot Press, 2014

In the sequel to Red Jacket , former Rough Rider turned Michigan game warden Lute Bapcat sets out to find a deputy warden who has disappeared from Ontonagon County, one of the Michigan Upper Peninsula’s most lawless places. Merely hours into his search, Bapcat is shot by assailants unknown.     After a miraculous rescue and recovery aided by mysterious caretakers, Bapcat uncovers a plan by powerful locals to capture and sell bears to zoos ...
  
  











  



  
National Geographic Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks Road Guide: The Essential Guide for Motorists ...
Jeremy Schmidt, Steven Fuller

National Geographic, 2010

When the scenery out the car window is breathtaking, drivers and their passengers want maximum gaze time. Our popular road guide, completely revised and updated, features contiguous text and maps so visitors can follow the maps and descriptions as they drive along. The book’s efficient design eliminates having to flip back and forth between maps and text and count odometer mileage—a major frustration of other road guides. This indispensable ...
  
  











  



  
Collecting Case Knives: Identification and Price Guide
Steve Pfeiffer

Krause Publ, 2009

Feast your eyes on the craftsmanship and quality that is synonymous with Case pocket knives with this one-of-a-kind guide. The only full-color book focused solely on the work of W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co., this book delves into Cases 120-year history and provides you with the defining details for hundreds upon hundreds of knives. In this historically rich guide, you'll discover 800 full-color photos, current values for hundreds of pocket ...
  
  











  



  
The Trapper's Bible: The Most Complete Guide on Trapping and Hunting Tips Ever

Skyhorse Publishing, 2012

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Hunting and Trapping! A collection of tips, tactics, and anecdotes from the finest trappers the United States has ever seen, The Trapper’s Bible is an essential reference guide for hunters, trappers, and historians. Taken directly from some of the upmost authorities on the trapping profession, hundreds of photos and illustrations adorn this fascinating compendium. Broken up into sections, this volume ...
  
  











  



  
Meat Eater: Adventures from the Life of an American Hunter
Steven Rinella

Spiegel & Grau, 2013

“Revelatory . . . With every chapter, you get a history lesson, a hunting lesson, a nature lesson and a cooking lesson. . . . Meat Eater offers an overabundance to savor.”— The New York Times Book Review   Steven Rinella grew up in Twin Lake, Michigan, the son of a hunter who taught his three sons to love the natural world the way he did. As a child, Rinella devoured stories of the American wilderness, especially the exploits of his ...
  
  











  



  
Centennial
James A. Michener

Fawcett, 1987

Written to commemorate the Bicentennial in 1976, James A. Michener’s magnificent saga of the West is an enthralling celebration of the frontier. Brimming with the glory of America’s past, the story of Colorado—the Centennial State—is manifested through its people: Lame Beaver, the Arapaho chieftain and warrior, and his Comanche and Pawnee enemies; Levi Zendt, fleeing with his child bride from the Amish country; the cowboy, Jim Lloyd, ...
  
  











  



  
Mountain Man
Vardis Fisher

University of Idaho Press, 1965

Vardis Fisher has captured both the romantic idealism and harsh realism of the wilderness experience with this classic tale of the West, which served as the inspiration for Robert Redford s portrayal in the film Jeremiah Johnson.
  
  











  



  
Blade's Guide to Knives & Their Values
Steve Shackleford

Krause Publ, 2010

The world's most comprehensive roadmap to cutlery, Blade's Guide to Knives & Their Values contains expert analysis, appraisals and lifetimes of research from the foremost authorities on antique, custom/handmade, factory, international, club, commemorative, period, and frontier knives, and all mainstream cutlery genres. Expanded with new collector information, how-to stories, photographs and other images, historical background, vintage and ...
  
  











  



  
Preacher's Blood Hunt (The First Mountain Man)
William W. Johnstone, J.A. Johnstone

Pinnacle, 2014

It's fur trapping season and Preacher is about to discover the Rocky Mountain trail holds more than wild game - it's also infested with murderers and trail trash quick to deceive, steal, and hunt Preacher down. Among them are Jebediah Druke, his ruthless band of killers, and most terrifying of all, the barbaric renegade Crow warrior known as Blood Eye. When Preacher shows up and gets on their bad side, he stirs up a clash that could lead to a ...
  
  











  



  
Big Red: The Story of a Champion Irish Setter and a Trapper's Son Who Grew Up Together, Roaming the Winderness
Jim Kjelgaard

Holiday House, 2011

"Big Red" was a champion Irish setter; Danny a young trapper who knew more about the ways of varmints and hounds than of the world of fancy kennels and dog shows. But Red's owner knew a good dog man when he saw one, and entrusted Red to Danny's training.
  
  











  



  
Guide to Trapping
Jim Spencer

Stackpole Books, 2007

Complete guide to trapping raccoon, muskrat, mink, otter, beaver, and a variety of other species Authoritative advice on matching the right trap--whether leg-hold, body gripper, or snare--to each furbearer Species-specific instructions for making sets that deliver and tips for preparing and marketing pelts to maximize profits Trapping has become somewhat of a lost art, but interest in the sport is as strong as ever thanks to a stable fur ...
  
  











  



  
True Tales and Amazing Legends of the Old West: From True West Magazine

Clarkson Potter, 2005

Much has been written about the west —most of it clouded by exaggeration and fabrication. Since 1953, True West magazine has been devoted to celebrating the West’s true colors, giving the men and women who settled there accurate voices, exploring every triumph and tragedy of their time—and exposing every vice and virtue. True Tales and Amazing Legends of the Old West commemorates these unforgettable cowboys, Indians, and city slickers ...
  
  











  



  
US History Readers' Theater Grd 5 & up
Robert W. Smith

Teacher Created Resources, 2008

Why use Readers' Theater in history classes? The format gives students a sense of involvement with the human dramas that make up history. Performers can relate to the tension of a young married couple escaping from slavery to freedom. They can imagine the terror of wading through the water at Omaha Beach as bullets strike their buddies. They can visualize Hugh Glass crawling across rocks and cactus on his 100 mile journey to safety. Each of 15 ...
  
  











  



  
Mash: A Novel About Three Army Doctors
Richard Hooker

William Morrow Paperbacks, 1997

Before the movie, this is the novel that gave life to Hawkeye Pierce, Trapper John, Hot Lips Houlihan, Frank Burns, Radar O'Reilly, and the rest of the gang that made the 4077th MASH like no other place in Korea or on earth. The doctors who worked in the Mobile Army Surgical Hospitals (MASH) during the Korean War were well trained but, like most soldiers sent to fight a war, too young for the job. In the words of the author, "a few flipped ...
  
  











  



  
The New Buckshot's Complete Survival Trapping Guide
Bruce Buckshot Hemming

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

This book covers everything from basic to advanced methods of snaring and trapping for survival in this latest release. Everyone from the beginner to the skilled trapper will learn something new in this comprehensive book. Bruce shares his time-tested and proven methods for setting snares and leghold traps, and includes many, many pictures for a step-by-step approach that will have even the novice snaring and trapping like a pro after reading ...
  
  











  



  
South Pass: Gateway to a Continent
Will Bagley

University of Oklahoma Press, 2014

Wallace Stegner called South Pass “one of the most deceptive and impressive places in the West.” Nowhere can travelers cross the Rockies so easily as through this high, treeless valley in Wyoming immediately south of the Wind River Mountains. South Pass has received much attention in lore and memory but attracted no serious book-length study—until now. In this narrative, award-winning author Will Bagley explains the significance of South ...
  
  











  








   



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