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The Spirit Of The Border

ISBN13: 9781421808949
ISBN: 1421808943
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $31.95
Publisher: 1st World Library - Literary Society
Published Date:
Pages: 376
Average Goodreads rating: 3.93/5

Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - The author does not intend to apologize for what many readers may call the "brutality" of the story; but rather to explain that its wild spirit is true to the life of the Western border as it was known only a little more than one hundred years ago. The writer is the fortunate possessor of historical material of undoubted truth and interest. It is the long-lost journal of Colonel Ebenezer Zane, one of the most prominent of the hunter-pioneer, who labored in the settlement of the Western country. The story of that tragic period deserves a higher place in historical literature than it has thus far been given, and this unquestionably because of a lack of authentic data regarding the conquering of the wilderness. Con-sidering how many years the pioneers struggled on the border of this country, the history of their efforts is meager and obscure