FOLLOW THE FREE WIND by Leigh Brackett

FOLLOW THE FREE WIND

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A Western based on the true-life story of Jim Beckwourth, born the son of a gentleman and a slave, who went West as General Ashley's blacksmith on a trading expedition and stayed. After distinguishing himself in battle against the Blackfeet, he was claimed by the Crow, among whom he married and lived for a number of years, taking part in raids on the whites. Later adventures included horse-running, store-keeping and gold mining; he died an army scout. Non-fictional in treatment and handled with care.

Pub Date: Aug. 9th, 1963
Publisher: Doubleday