The Resource Manifest destiny, Brian Garfield, (electronic resource)

Manifest destiny, Brian Garfield, (electronic resource)

Label
Manifest destiny
Title
Manifest destiny
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Brian Garfield
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A rollicking adventure starring a young Theodore Roosevelt In 1884, Teddy Roosevelt's political career is dead in the water. A New York state assemblyman with eyes on national office, he finds his ambitions thwarted just months after his wife and infant daughter pass away. Frustrated by politics, he retires to the American West to ride, ranch, and hunt buffalo in the Dakota Badlands. Nobody tells him that the buffalo are gone. He arrives in Dakota a greenhorn, awkward in the saddle and unused to Western clothes. But his aristocratic charm, natural intelligence, and love of nature impress the hardened frontiersmen, forming a bond that lasts the rest of their lives. When a wealthy French marquis threatens the pristine country he has fallen in love with, Roosevelt joins with the Dakotans to defend it. Before the presidency, before San Juan Hill, it was in Dakota that Theodore Roosevelt became a man
Summary
Theodore Roosevelt goes to the Badlands after his mother and his wife die, but when he sees how the local ranchers bully those around him, he returns to politics
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029020
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1939-
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Garfield, Brian
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Vigilantes
  • Dakota Territory
Target audience
adult
Label
Manifest destiny, Brian Garfield, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11550322
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453237847
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11550322
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Manifest destiny, Brian Garfield, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11550322
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453237847
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11550322
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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