Men to Match My Mountains
By (author) Irving Stone
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Men to Match My Mountains by Irving Stone
Book DescriptionAcclaimed author of biographical and historical fiction Irving Stone turns his magnificent talent to telling America s most colorful and exciting story the opening of the Far West. Men to Match My Mountains is a true historical masterpiece, an unforgettable pageant of giants men like John Sutter, whose dream of paradise was shattered by the California Gold Rush; Brigham Young and the Mormons, who tamed the desert with Bible texts; and the silver kings and the miners, who developed Nevada s Comstock Lode and settled the Rockies. America called for greatness...and got it. There is nothing in history to match the stories of these men who braved wilderness to bring new nation to the shores of the Pacific."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780425105443
(222mm x 140mm x 44mm)
Imprint: Berkley Publishing Corporation,U.S.
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 1-May-1987
Country of Publication: United States
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From Mud-Flat Cove to Gold to Statehood: California 1840-1850, Paperback (May 1999)
Takes us on a journey that allows us to encounter the citizenry, experience the milestones, and appraise the events that forged California. This title lets you experience the culture, the hardships, and the greatness of men. It shows the terrible tragedy of the Donner Party and the long-battled for successes of so many others.
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A biography of Van Gogh. No artist has been more ruthlessly driven by his creative urge, nor more isolated by it from most ordinary sources of human happiness, than Vincent Van Gogh. A painter of genius, his life was an incessant struggle against poverty, madness and despair.
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Author Biography - Irving Stone
Irving Stone was born in San Francisco on July 14, 1903. He wrote several books in a genre that he coined the biographical novel, which recounted the lives of well-known historical figures. In these novels, Stone interspersed biography with fictional narrative on the psychology and private lives of his subjects. He also wrote biographies of Clarence Darrow and Earl Warren, and short biographies of men who lost presidential elections. He died on August 26, 1989."
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