Hunter, trapper, resourceful fighter, and scout, Hugh Glass was just a rugged man among other rugged American frontiersmen until he was mauled by a grizzly bear and left for dead by his best friends. Hugh’s rage drove him to crawl two hundred miles across dangerous territory to seek revenge until he was no longer Hugh Glass but had become Lord Grizzly.
Lord Grizzly is the s...more
So it was with a mix of nostalgia and intrigue that I recently picked up Manfred’s "L...more
Frederick Manfred's LORD GRIZZLY is a fine fictional account of the legendary ordeal, but it is also an accurate and loving portrait of the Mountain Men of the 182...more
He's a great storyteller. His writing is very vivid, at times too much so. The time he is writing about includes a lot of fairly disgusting things -- early 19t...more
Then I read Manfred's Lord Grizzly, which is an exercise in colloquialism, storytelling, and voice. It's terse Americana, and made me want to go back to the R...more