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No American president has been closer to the working life of the West than Theodore Roosevelt. From 1884 to 1886 he built up his ranch on the Little Missouri in Dakota Territory, accepting the inevitable toil and hardships. He met the unique characters of the Bad Lands—mountain men, degenerate buffalo hunters, Indians, and cowboys—and observed their changes as the West became more populated.

Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail describes Roosevelt's routine labor and extraordinary adventures, including a stint as a deputy sheriff pursuing three horse thieves through the cold of winter. Whether recounting stories of cowboy fights or describing his hunting of elk, antelope, and bear, the book expresses his lifelong delight in physical hardihood and tests of nerve.

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This book describes Roosevelt's routine labor and extraordinary adventures, including a stint as a deputy sheriff pursuing three horse thieves through the cold of winter. Whether recounting stories of cowboy fights or describing his hunting of elk, antelope, and bear, this book expresses his lifelong delight in physical hardihood and tests of nerve.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803289130
Author:
Remington, Frederic
Author:
Remington, Frederic
Photographer:
Remington, Frederic, Et
Photographer:
Remington , Frederic
Illustrator:
Remington , Frederic
Illustrator:
Remington, Frederic, Et
Author:
Remington, Frederic
Publisher:
Unp - Bison Books
Location:
Lincoln :
Subject:
Presidents
Subject:
West (u.s.)
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Cowboys
Subject:
United States - 19th Century/Gilded Age
Subject:
Hunting
Subject:
Ranch life
Subject:
Roosevelt, theodore, 1858-1919
Subject:
Presidents & Heads of State
Subject:
West
Subject:
West (U.S.) History 1860-1890.
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
West (U.S.) Description and travel.
Subject:
US History-19th Century
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
book 4
Publication Date:
19830331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illus.
Pages:
210
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 0.85 lb

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"Synopsis" by , This book describes Roosevelt's routine labor and extraordinary adventures, including a stint as a deputy sheriff pursuing three horse thieves through the cold of winter. Whether recounting stories of cowboy fights or describing his hunting of elk, antelope, and bear, this book expresses his lifelong delight in physical hardihood and tests of nerve.
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