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Author Lofaro, Michael A., 1948-

Title Daniel Boone : an American life / Michael A. Lofaro.

Imprint Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2003.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Biography  B Boone,D    ---  Available
Description xv, 216 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Note Map on lining papers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-206) and index.
Contents "Let the girls do the spelling" : the boyhood of Daniel Boone -- Soldier, suitor, hunter, explorer -- "In quest of the country of Kentucke" -- Henderson's imfamous company of land pyrates" : Transylvania -- Cutting the Wilderness Road -- Revolution and rescue on the frontier -- Shel-tow-ee, son of Blackfish -- Patriot or traitor? : Boonesborough besieged -- From pauper to legislator -- "Our affairs became more and more alarming?" : the disaster at Blue Licks -- "Your land is all survayd" : prosperity, debt, and retreat -- "I want more elbow-room" : bound for Missouri -- One last hunt : the final decade -- "The sons of Daniel Boone" : a hero's legend and legacy.
Subject Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820.
Pioneers -- Kentucky -- Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Kentucky.
Kentucky -- Biography.
ISBN 0813122783 (alk. paper)

 
    
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