Item description for Reflections of a Black Cowboy: Pioneers (Reflections of a Black Cowboy) by RobertH. Miller...
The exciting adventures of Black cowboys, pioneers, soldiers, and other frontiersmen join the celebrated folklore of the wild West in the Reflections of a Black Cowboy series. Through colorful, masterfully crafted vignettes that rival tall tales of the old frontier, author Robert H. Miller shares stories of important real life heroes - men and women whose bravery and adventurous spirits helped make the American West possible. Pioneers introduces York, a childhood friend of famed explorer William Clark, who accompanied Clark on the legendary Lewis and Clark expedition; Ed "Cut Nose" Rose, hunter and fur trapper who helped build the fortune of one of America's first millionaires; Alvin Coffey, a gold miner whose hard work out West earned his freedom; and Biddy Mason, a female sheep herder who walked from Mississippi to California behind 300 ox-drawn wagons, and after suing for her freedom. became one of California's most wealthy and respected entrepreneurs.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.8" Width: 6" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2006
Publisher Just Us Books, Inc.
ISBN 1933491027 ISBN13 9781933491028