Blood and Thunder by Hampton Sides
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Blood and Thunder Summary
Hampton Sides's extraordinary book brings the history of the American conquest of the West to ringing life. It is a tale with many heroes and villains, but as is found in the best history, the same person might be both. At the center of it all stands the remarkable figure of Kit Carson - the legendary trapper, scout, and soldier who embodies all the contradictions and ambiguities of the American experience in the West.
Blood and Thunder Reviews
"Although delivering little in the way of new information, Sides
eloquently paints the landscape and history of the 19th-century Southwest." - PW.
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Hampton Sides Author Biography
Hampton Sides is the author of Ghost Soldiers and other bestselling works of narrative history. His most recent book, Hellhound On His Trail (Doubleday, April 2010), is about the murder of Martin Luther King Jr. and the international manhunt for assassin James Earl Ray.
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