Download e-book for kindle: A Hard Won Life: A Boy on His Own on the Montana Frontier by H. Norman Hyatt

By H. Norman Hyatt

in line with the hand-written memoir of Fred Van Blaricom, this precise tale recounts a lifetime of worry and desire within the Montana Territory throughout the past due 1800s. informed in Fred’s affable voice and wealthy with historic element, a troublesome received existence is a coming-of-age tale full of adventures and down to earth within the awesome lives of the earliest homesteaders—men and women—of the decrease Yellowstone. Meet younger Teddy Roosevelt, famed buffalo hunter Vic Smith, saloon proprietors, devious outlaws, and protracted sheriffs. operating as a cowboy, younger Freddie broke horses, helped seize a horsethief, survived the cattle-killing iciness of 1886, and at age ten rode on my own a hundred miles to paintings a season on a ranch within the Dakota Territories. Fred’s was once a lifetime of fight opposed to many stumbling blocks, yet he overcame them or abided them with out grievance. As he himself positioned it: “The hero used to be throwed, however the horse was once tamed.” Meticulously researched and fantastically written, a troublesome gained existence is a story of bravery, selection, and one boy’s embodiment of the spirit of Montana.

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