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Title:
The devil may care : fifty intrepid Americans and their quest for the unknown
Author:
Horwitz, Tony, 1958-
Publication Information:
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xviii, 283 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
General Note:
Biographies selected from the American national biography.

Maps on lining papers.
Language:
English
Contents:
Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca -- John Smith -- David Pietersen de Vries -- Francesco Giuseppe Bressani -- Hannah Duston -- Sir Alexander Cuming -- Ann Hennis Trotter Bailey -- Jean Baptiste Point du Sable -- Samuel Mason -- John Ledyard -- Simon Kenton -- George Crowninshield, Jr. -- Anne Newport Royall -- John Colter -- Giacomo Constantino Beltrami -- Marie Dorion -- Frances Wright -- George Catlin -- Samuel Patch -- David Douglas -- John August Sutter -- James Bridger -- Jacob Netsvetov -- Eliza Hart Spalding -- John Wise -- Albert Pike -- Grizzly Adams -- Agoston Haraszthy de Mokcsa -- John Charles Frémont -- Elisha Kent Kane -- Edward Zane Carroll Judson -- William Walker -- California Joe -- John Morrissey -- Mary Ann Brown Patten -- Buffalo Jones -- Joshua Slocum -- Agnes Elisabeth Winona Leclercq Joy Salm-Salm -- Railroad Bill -- Ishi -- David Fagen -- Belle Livingstone -- Hiram Bingham -- Duncan Hines -- Annette Kellerman -- Louise Arner Boyd -- Duke Paoa Kahanamoku -- Merian Coldwell Cooper -- Hubert F. Julian -- Richard Halliburton.
Geographic Term:
Added Author:
Added Uniform Title:
American national biography.
ISBN:
9780195169225
Format :
Book