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Mines, Murders & Grizzlies: Tales Of California's Ventura Back Country
Copyright 1969. Revised Edition 1986. Second Printing 1998. Account of frontier life in Ventura County between 1871 and 1890. At the time, the entire area was thick with grizzly bears. These are tales of high adventure as recounted by the miners, trappers, hunters, fishermen, mountain men, and frontier adventurers who came to this area seeking their fortunes or a better ...more
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Impressive, long out of print book by Charles F. Outland about the old days of Ventura County, California, compiled from archival information during the period of 1871 to 1890 and with some follow up for the years after; Outland details the miners, hunters, trappers, farmers, ranchers and outlaws that roamed the area north of Los Angeles in the last years of the real southern California wilderness. He spends a lot of time on the grizzly bear, which was once common in the wild areas but ...more