Kit Carson and His Three Wives: A Family History (Hardback)Marc Simmons (author)
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Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Number of pages: 195
Weight: 516 g
Dimensions: 230 x 155 x 22 mm
"Simmons' portrait of an illiterate hunter and patriotic family man is a fascinating reading adventure."
"I started reading this book the day it arrived in the mail and finished it before going to bed that night."
"Simmons's study adds much to the Carson literature and helps dispel some of the more voguish criticism of the man."
"Simmons's book fills many nagging gaps in the famous frontiersman's life, and provides an illuminating and enjoyable read."
"Anyone interested in the life and career of this famous frontiersman will surely discover a lot about him from this new book."
"All those interested in the mountain men saga and the development of New Mexico should read this book. It is well written, with excellent illustrations and a comprehensive listing of source documents."
""Kit Carson and His Three Wives" is a fineintroduction to the subject of this controversial westerner, as well as an important contribution to the literature about women in the Southwest and the growing subject of the history of families."
""Kit Carson and His Three Wives" is a fine introduction to the subject of this controversial westerner, as well as an important contribution to the literature about women in the Southwest and the growing subject of the history of families."
"Marc Simmons is the leading scholar of the life of Kit Carson, and this absorbing volume presents the mostly heretofore unknown stories of Carson's wives and families. . . . This finely-crafted book is recommended to everyone with an interest in Carson and to anyone who has never heard of Kit Carson."
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