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So Wild a Dream
by Win Blevins
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Pennsylvania farmboy Sam Morgan learns the mountain man's perilous trade when, in 1822, he joins a fur brigade headed by keelboat to the trackless country of the Upper Missouri River. Sam is youthful and inexperienced but also strong, daring, and a quick study. These are all requirements for surviving a battle with Arikiras, killing a man, falling in love with a Crow girl, and making a grueling 700-mile trek, alone, from the Sweetwater River in Wyoming to Fort Atkinson on the Missouri, testing his mettle in his debut year in the Western wilderness.
In So Wild a Dream, Win Blevins has created a gripping, authentic, and
captivating story of the men who matched the mountains of the Great American
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:10:09 -0400)
Escaping his life in 1820s Pennsylvania, young Sam Morgan joins the crew of a riverboat. Mixing with an eclectic group of scoundrels and misfits, Sam finds adventure at every turn on the American frontier.
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