Heroes Without Glory: Some Good Men of the Old West
ISBN: 0826357660
EAN13: 9780826357663
Language: English
Pages: 352
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

Heroes Without Glory: Some Good Men of the Old West

Book Overview
This collection of essays features twelve heroes from the American West. Schaefer profiles pioneers of the West the doctors, explorers, and cowboys who settled the challenging landscape and built communities in the Old West. These unsung champions highlight the unglorified work of the West that was achieved without violence and gunslinging. Schaefer shares the lives of Grizzly Adams, George A. Ruston, John Snowshoe Thompson, John Phillips, Washakie, John S. Chisum, Thomas J. Smith, Valentine T. McGillycuddy, Charles Fox Gardiner, and Elfego Baca. Western enthusiasts and history buffs will welcome the refreshing biographies of the men found in this volume.