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Heroes without Glory: Some Good Men of the Old West

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Paperback, 396 pages
Published May 27th 1968 by Mayflower (first published 1965)
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Nick Dupree
Mar 24, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: western, history
It's seldom that a historical writer captures both the close up, the individual stories, attitudes and essence of the people who contributed to an era, and the wide-view, what the society was like, simultaneously. But by telling the stories of how a diverse cross-section of men contributed to Western settlement, Jack Schaefer did just that with Heroes Without Glory: Some Good Men of the Old West. Schaefer offers detailed portraits of the good men that made building communities in the unforgiving ...more
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A great look at incredible individuals and their experiences in the old west.
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Schaefer was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of an attorney. He graduated from Oberlin College in 1929 with a major in English. He attended graduate school at Columbia University from 1929-30, but left without completing his Master of Arts degree. He then went to work for the United Press. In his long career as a journalist, he would hold editorial positions at many eastern publications.

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