Away in the Wilderness: Red Indians and Fur Traders of North America
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Away in the Wilderness: Red Indians and Fur Traders of North America

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This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishings Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the worlds literature. Kessinger P...more
Paperback, 72 pages
Published June 17th 2004 by Kessinger Publishing (first published 1863)
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This is the story of Jasper Derry, a Canadian trapper who is traveling to Fort Erie to marry his fiance and begin a family. It includes John Heywood's adventure with a ferocious grizzly bear and the evil machinations of Darkeye, an Indian chief. Overall, a humorous read.
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R. M. Ballantyne (24 April 1825 – 8 February 1894) was a Scottish juvenile fiction writer.

Born Robert Michael Ballantyne in Edinburgh, he was part of a famous family of printers and publishers. At the age of 16 he went to Canada and was six years in the service of the Hudson's Bay Company. He returned to Scotland in 1847, and published his first book the following year, Hudson's Bay: or, Life in t...more
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