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In the Shadow of a Rainbow: The True Story of a Friendship Between Man and Wolf
Robert Franklin Leslie
W. W. Norton & Company
First published in 1974, this classic tale of friendship, courage, and the wild has captured hearts of all ages. In 1970, a young Indian who introduced himself as Gregory Tah-Kloma beached his canoe near the author's Babine Lake campsite in the backwoods of British Columbia. Night after night by the campfire, the young Indian told the remarkable story of his devotion to a pack of timber wolves and their legendary female leader: Náhani, "the ...
Just Can't Get Enough: Toys, Games, and Other Stuff from the 80s that Rocked
Harry N. Abrams
In this fond trip down memory lane, Just Can’t Get Enough celebrates all the awesome products kids collected, begged their parents for, threw tantrums about, and obsessed over in the 1980s. From Hit Stix to Hungry, Hungry Hippos, My Little Pony to My Buddy, this book has all the toys and games that made the ’80s one of the gnarliest decades of the century. Packed with colorful photographs and illustrations and written in an entertaining, ...
First Mountain Man/ Preacher
William W. Johnstone
Graphic Audio proudly presents the saga that starts it all the epic adventure that reveals the roots of Preacher. Before the legend of Preacher there was the man, and before the man there was the boy. In 1812, twelve year old Art is a boy filled with wanderlust and raw courage. He runs away from home to begin a journey from Ohio westward. Along the way, he ll run up against badlands and bad men. He ll lose his freedom, gain his freedom, fight ...
Winchester Model 94: A Century of Craftmanship
Robert C. Renneberg
Since the publication of the ground-breaking first edition of The Winchester Model 94 - The First 100 Years , this revised and expanded edition is the culmination of the author's relentless research on the Winchester Model 94 . What's more, is presents never-before-published information on the 1894's elegant offspring, the Model 55 and 64 from readers over the globe. The result is the definitive study on the most successful lever-action rifle ...
Forgiven (Demon Trappers)
St. Martin's Griffin
Jana Oliver's third spellbinding Demon Trappers novel - following The Demon Trapper's Daughter and Soul Thief - brings all new thrills, as Riley Blackthorne takes on demons, love... and the future of the human race. The days are growing darker for 17-year-old demon trapper Riley Blackthorne. With her father’s reanimated body back safely, Beck barely speaking to her because of a certain hunky Fallen angel, and a freshly-made deal ...
The Happy Hollisters at Snowflake Camp
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The Happy Hollisters at Snowflake Camp (#6 in the Happy Hollisters series) One day the Hollister children saw their grandparents on television. The show was featuring dog sled races during a yearly Canadian Trappers’ Carnival. Since the elder Mr. and Mrs. Hollister run a winter resort called Snowflake Camp in Canada, the children thought it would be a wonderful idea to ask their grandparents if they could visit them over the Thanksgiving ...
The Last Ride of Caleb O'Toole
"I need you to be strong." Caleb O'Toole could hear his mother's last words as clearly as if she was sitting right next to him. He promised her he'd keep his sisters safe. But safety is over a thousand miles away in the rugged Bitteroot Mountains—past dust-choked deserts and thorny tumbleweeds and as sun so hot, it's hard to breathe. Tornadoes and hungry wolves wait for them on the path ahead. But with the infamous Blackstone Gang hot on ...
Mash Goes to Maine
M*A*S*H Goes to Maine (MASH)
Back from Korea and zanier than ever, those four irreverent military surgeons-Hawkeye, Trapper, Duke and Spearchucker-are eager and ready to operate again. This time it's on the crusty natives of Spruce Harbor, Maine.
Dersu the trapper
V. K Arseniev
Vladimir Klavdievich Arseniev (1872-1930) undertook twelve major scientific expeditions between 1902 and 1930 in the Siberian Far East, and authored some sixty works from the geographical, geological, botanical, and ethnographic data he amassed. Among these, Dersu the Trapper has earned a privileged place in Russian literature. In this Russian counterpart to The Journals of Lewis and Clark and the novels of James Fenimore Cooper, Arseniev ...
The Fate of the Corps: What Became of the Lewis and Clark Explorers After the Expedition
Larry E. Morris
Yale University Press
The story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition has been told many times. But what became of the thirty-three members of the Corps of Discovery once the expedition was over? The expedition ended in 1806, and the final member of the corps passed away in 1870. In the intervening decades, members of the corps witnessed the momentous events of the nation they helped to form - from the War of 1812 to the Civil War and the opening of the transcontinental ...
Lord Grizzly (Bison Book)
University of Nebraska Press
Hunter, trapper, resourceful fighter, and scout, Hugh Glass was just another rugged individual in a crowd of rugged men until he was mauled by a grizzly bear and left for dead by his best friends. They never expected to see him again. But they did, and he was not just Hugh Glass any more. He was Lord Grizzly. Lord Grizzly is the second volume of Frederick Manfred's acclaimed five-volume series, the Buckskin Man Tales.
Keepers of the Gifts - A Game Warden Legacy
Whispering Pines Publishing
Whether following Tom on a summer boat patrol or on a frigid winter stakeout, you'll feel as if you are riding along with him on patrol as he catches deer poachers, fish trappers, and fur thieves. You will experience Tom's true story accounts of fighting wild fires, water rescues, and tragedies occurring in the outdoors. It contains the accounts and the observations of one of Indiana's finest conservation officers of all time. Tom's career was ...
The Silence of the North
Olive A. Fredrickson
The Lyons Press
Here is the incredible true story of one woman’s fight for survival in the Arctic wilderness. When she was nine years old, Olive Fredrickson witnessed her mother’s death in the Arctic wilderness. At nineteen, she married a trapper who led her into a perilous life far removed from the comforts of civilization. Told from a harrowing first-person perspective, Fredrickson recounts the hair-raising experiences of her first years in the frozen ...
The Intermediary: William Craig Among the Nez Perces
Lin Tull Cannell
What happens when cultures clash, and one person tries to get them to live together? At a time when Americans were only exploring what are now western states, William Craig tried to broker peace between native Nez Perces and newcomers from the East. A native Virginian on the run, Craig became a mountain man, married into the tribe, immersed himself in two cultures on a collision course. Craig's story and that of the people around him, told here ...
The Secret World of Red Wolves: The Fight to Save North America's Other Wolf
T. DeLene Beeland
The University of North Carolina Press
Red wolves are shy, elusive, and misunderstood predators. Until the 1800s, they were common in the longleaf pine savannas and deciduous forests of the southeastern United States. However, habitat degradation, persecution, and interbreeding with the coyote nearly annihilated them. Today, reintroduced red wolves are found only in peninsular northeastern North Carolina within less than 1 percent of their former range. In The Secret World of Red ...
Backbone of the World: A Personal Account of the American Rocky Mountain Fur Trade 1822–1824 (Temple Buck ...
Edward Louis Henry
Christopher Matthews Publishing
The first book in an exciting adventure series the Temple Buck Quartet that chronicles the rise and fall of the American Rocky Mountain fur trade, this volume is a coming-of-age story set in the first two years of the fur trade, 1822 24. Temple Buck is a young man whose rollicking tale begins with growing up in the Ohio wilderness before he is kidnapped by an evil keelboat captain. After his rescue by a beautiful St. Louis madam, he finally ...
Among Wolves: Gordon Haber's Insights into Alaska's Most Misunderstood Animal
University of Alaska Press
Alaska’s wolves lost their fiercest advocate, Gordon Haber, when his research plane crashed in Denali National Park in 2009. Passionate, tenacious, and occasionally brash, Haber, a former hockey player and park ranger, devoted his life to Denali’s wolves. He weathered brutal temperatures in the wild to document the wolves and provided exceptional insights into wolf behavior. Haber’s writings and photographs reveal an astonishing degree of ...
Root Beer Lady: The Story Of Dorothy Molter
Univ Of Minnesota Press
An ice-cold glass of root beer and a warm welcome greeted thousands of weary paddlers who stopped at the Isle of Pines to meet Dorothy Molter, the courageous, independent woman who became a North Woods legend. Bob Cary, Dorothy's longtime friend, captures the life and spirit of the Boundary Waters' last permanent resident, the Root Beer Lady.
The Fur Seekers
Loose Cannon Ent., 2013
From the Authors of Nate Grisham: Black Mountain Man & A Southern Moon Rising Mountain men were an unforgiving bunch when it came to revenge and even a casual comment made to the wrong man at the wrong time could lead to death. Teenaged Joshua Franklin comes West with his pa to trade items from their store to trappers. When his father and workers are ambushed by Indians and killed, he is suddenly all alone in the wilderness. Pike, an old ...
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