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The Resource Born on a mountaintop : on the road with Davy Crockett and the ghosts of the wild frontier, Bob Thompson

Born on a mountaintop : on the road with Davy Crockett and the ghosts of the wild frontier, Bob Thompson

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Born on a mountaintop : on the road with Davy Crockett and the ghosts of the wild frontier
Title
Born on a mountaintop
Title remainder
on the road with Davy Crockett and the ghosts of the wild frontier
Statement of responsibility
Bob Thompson
Title variation
  • Born on a mountain-top
  • On the road with Davy Crockett and the ghosts of the wild frontier
  • Davy Crockett and the ghosts of the wild frontier
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An exploration of the "three distinct Crocketts: the real David as he was before he became famous; the celebrity politician whose backwoods image Crockett himself created, then lost control of; and the mythic Davy we know today"--Dust jacket flap
Summary
Traces the author's visits to key areas in the life of Davy Crockett including the legendary figure's Tennessee River Valley home, the Washington, D.C. region where he served three terms in Congress and the Alamo site in Texas, in an account that explores Crockett's true life and enduring cultural influence
Biography type
individual biography
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10169467
Cataloging source
TOH
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1950 August 28-
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Thompson, Bob
Dewey number
  • 976.8/04092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F436.C95
LC item number
T46 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
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True
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  • Crockett, Davy
  • United States
  • Pioneers
  • Legislators
Target audience
adult
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on the road with Davy Crockett and the ghosts of the wild frontier
Label
Born on a mountaintop : on the road with Davy Crockett and the ghosts of the wild frontier, Bob Thompson
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Map on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes discography (pages 363-364), bibliographical references (pages [354]-363) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
912731
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9780307720894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307720894
  • (OCoLC)826452433
Label
Born on a mountaintop : on the road with Davy Crockett and the ghosts of the wild frontier, Bob Thompson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Map on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes discography (pages 363-364), bibliographical references (pages [354]-363) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
912731
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9780307720894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307720894
  • (OCoLC)826452433

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