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The Resource Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West, Hampton Sides

Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West, Hampton Sides

Label
Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West
Title
Blood and thunder
Title remainder
an epic of the American West
Statement of responsibility
Hampton Sides
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
978/.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F591
LC item number
.S54 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West, Hampton Sides
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [427]-440) and index
Contents
Prologue : hoofbeats -- Jumping off -- The glittering world -- The army of the West -- Singing grass -- Blue Bead Mountain -- Who is James K. Polk? -- What a wild life! -- The ruling hand of providence -- The pathfinder -- When the land is sick -- The un-Alamo -- We will correct all this -- Narbona Pass -- The uninvaded silence -- On the altar of the country -- A perfect butchery -- The fire of Montezuma -- Your duty, Mr. Carson -- Daggers in every look -- Men with ears down to their ankles -- The hall of final ruin -- The new men -- The grim metronome -- Lords of the mountains -- The devil's turnpike -- Our red children -- Cold steel -- El Crepusculo -- American mercury -- Time at last sets all things even -- A broken country -- The finest head I ever saw -- The death knot -- Men without eyes -- Blood and thunder -- The fearing time -- People of the single star -- The sons of some dear mother -- The round forest -- Children of the mist -- General orders no. 15 -- Fortress rock -- The long walk -- Adobe walls -- The condition of the tribes -- Crossing purgatory -- Epilogue : in beauty we walk
Control code
70045754
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 460 pages
Isbn
9780385507776
Lccn
2006016579
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased. With dust jacket.
  • Library{u2019}s copy 3 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. Author's inscribed presentation copy to Marc Simmons. Items laid in: 1 invite; 1 copied newspaper clipping. With dust jacket.
Other control number
9780385507776
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
Blood and thunder : an epic of the American West, Hampton Sides
Publication
Note
Map on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [427]-440) and index
Contents
Prologue : hoofbeats -- Jumping off -- The glittering world -- The army of the West -- Singing grass -- Blue Bead Mountain -- Who is James K. Polk? -- What a wild life! -- The ruling hand of providence -- The pathfinder -- When the land is sick -- The un-Alamo -- We will correct all this -- Narbona Pass -- The uninvaded silence -- On the altar of the country -- A perfect butchery -- The fire of Montezuma -- Your duty, Mr. Carson -- Daggers in every look -- Men with ears down to their ankles -- The hall of final ruin -- The new men -- The grim metronome -- Lords of the mountains -- The devil's turnpike -- Our red children -- Cold steel -- El Crepusculo -- American mercury -- Time at last sets all things even -- A broken country -- The finest head I ever saw -- The death knot -- Men without eyes -- Blood and thunder -- The fearing time -- People of the single star -- The sons of some dear mother -- The round forest -- Children of the mist -- General orders no. 15 -- Fortress rock -- The long walk -- Adobe walls -- The condition of the tribes -- Crossing purgatory -- Epilogue : in beauty we walk
Control code
70045754
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 460 pages
Isbn
9780385507776
Lccn
2006016579
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased. With dust jacket.
  • Library{u2019}s copy 3 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. Author's inscribed presentation copy to Marc Simmons. Items laid in: 1 invite; 1 copied newspaper clipping. With dust jacket.
Other control number
9780385507776
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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