The Resource Boone : a biography, by Robert Morgan

Boone : a biography, by Robert Morgan

Label
Boone : a biography
Title
Boone
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
by Robert Morgan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This sweeping biography is the story of early America--its ideals, its promise, its romance, and its destiny. Novelist Morgan transforms a mythic American hero--a legend in his own time--into a flesh-and-blood man, the man who was the largest spirit of his time. Hunter, explorer, settler, visionary, he was a trailblazer and a revolutionary--an American icon for more than two hundred years. Born in 1734, Boone served in the Virginia legislature, participated in the settling of the Middle West, fought in the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War, and saw the election of his friend as the first president of the United States, the Louisiana Purchase, and the beginning of the Westward Expansion. Unlike many others of his time, he had a deep respect for the Indians, who taught him how to hunt, navigate, and survive in the wilderness he came to revere.--From publisher description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morgan, Robert
Dewey number
  • 976.9/02092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
F454.B66
LC item number
M67 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boone, Daniel
  • Boone, Daniel
  • Boone, Daniel
  • Pioneers
  • Explorers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Explorers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Explorers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Pioneers
  • Kentucky
  • Kentucky
  • Kentucky
  • Kentucky
  • Kentucky
Label
Boone : a biography, by Robert Morgan
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Shannon Ravenel book."
  • Originally published in hardcover by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [501]-514) and index
Contents
Brief chronology of Daniel Boone's life -- Introduction -- The mother world of the forest -- People of the forest -- The hills beyond the Yadkin -- The Yadkin was the wild west -- Domestic arts -- In search of the real west -- Visions of Eden -- Regulators -- Return to the Bluegrass land -- Where there was no forbidden fruit -- Kentucky was the key -- The trace and the river -- Freemasonry -- Light and shadow -- Sheltowee, Son of Blackfish -- Farthest outpost of rebellion -- With chain and compass -- Father, I won't leave you -- Filson, fame, and failure -- A deale of sine is seen -- Boating in the west -- Going east to go west -- To the farther west -- Done all the good that I can -- Across the river into legend
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
xxii, 538 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781565124554
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps, geneal. tables
System control number
  • (OCoLC)209662639
  • 836648
  • (OCoLC)ocn209662639
  • 836648
Label
Boone : a biography, by Robert Morgan
Link
Publication
Note
  • "A Shannon Ravenel book."
  • Originally published in hardcover by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [501]-514) and index
Contents
Brief chronology of Daniel Boone's life -- Introduction -- The mother world of the forest -- People of the forest -- The hills beyond the Yadkin -- The Yadkin was the wild west -- Domestic arts -- In search of the real west -- Visions of Eden -- Regulators -- Return to the Bluegrass land -- Where there was no forbidden fruit -- Kentucky was the key -- The trace and the river -- Freemasonry -- Light and shadow -- Sheltowee, Son of Blackfish -- Farthest outpost of rebellion -- With chain and compass -- Father, I won't leave you -- Filson, fame, and failure -- A deale of sine is seen -- Boating in the west -- Going east to go west -- To the farther west -- Done all the good that I can -- Across the river into legend
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
xxii, 538 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781565124554
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps, geneal. tables
System control number
  • (OCoLC)209662639
  • 836648
  • (OCoLC)ocn209662639
  • 836648

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