John Myers Myers, noted for his thorough research and vivid style, is also the author of The Alamo, Doc Holiday, Tombstone's Early Years, and The Saga of Hugh Glass: Pirate, Pawnee, and Mountain Man (all Bison Books).
A work of "genuine scholarship, meticulously researched, and told in a lively and colorful style. This blend of information and entertainment is difficult to match."-Twentieth-Century Western Writers * Twentieth-Century Western Writers *
"The author is at his best with the mountain men who ranged vast country, endured dire hardship, and exulted in their freedom. Writing of them, he sustains a racy style. "-Walter Havighurst, New York Times Book Review -- Walter Havighurst * New York Times Book Review *