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Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion
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Robert Morgan. (2011). Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion. Unabridged HighBridge.

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Robert Morgan. 2011. Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion. HighBridge.

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Robert Morgan, Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion. HighBridge, 2011.

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Robert Morgan. Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion. Unabridged HighBridge, 2011.

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Known also for his powerful fiction (Gap Creek, The Truest Pleasure, Brave Enemies), Morgan uses his skill at characterization to give life to the personalities of these ten Americans without whom the United States might well have ended at the Arkansas border. Their stories—and those of the nameless thousands who risked their lives to settle on the frontier, displacing thousands of Native Americans—form an extraordinary chapter in American history that led directly to the cataclysm of the Civil War.

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