Год издания: 2003
Количество страниц: 544
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Book DescriptionFrontier Classics resurrect long out-of-print gems of frontier history. Antiquarian and rare book dealers have previously been the only source for these books, providing first editions for premium prices. Now, these books are available inaffordable, quality paperback editions, with new historical introductions written by leading experts in the field. After beginning his career as a 12-year-old riverboat deckhand, Grant Marsh went on to serve with the Federal Mississippi River flotilla during the Civil War. He began piloting the Missouri River in 1873, and was the most popular steamboat captain when the army hired his "Far West" riverboat for the duration of the Great Sioux War.