Rebecca Huston's Reviews > Prairie Fever: British Aristocrats in the American West 1830-1890

Prairie Fever by Peter Pagnamenta
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A very enjoyable book on the British adventurers who came west to explore, hunt, cattle ranch, or simply to have a good time. Full of stories, maps and a slim insert of photos. I had never heard of these stories and found them fascinating to read about this part of hidden American history. Four stars overall and recommended.

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Reading Progress

August 3, 2012 – Shelved
August 3, 2012 – Shelved as: 19th-century
August 3, 2012 – Shelved as: america
August 3, 2012 – Shelved as: non-fiction
September 5, 2012 – Started Reading
September 6, 2012 –
page 95
28.11% "A section of American history that I had no idea existed. It seems that the British were mad about the American West."
September 7, 2012 –
page 175
51.78% "More Englishmen, the rise of genre fiction set in the American West, and a land grab by Lord Dunraven in Colorado."
September 8, 2012 –
page 338
100.0% "A very entertaining, insightful book into the American West and the British who came. Quite a few aha moments as well. Review coming soon."
September 8, 2012 – Finished Reading
September 30, 2012 – Shelved as: wyoming
September 30, 2012 – Shelved as: 2012-around-the-world-in-52-books
September 30, 2012 – Shelved as: 2012-around-the-us-in-52-books

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message 1: by Judy (new)

Judy A different viewpoint for exploring the West. Nice.


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