The Floor of Heaven by Howard Blum
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The Floor of Heaven Summary
It is the last decade of the 19th century. The Wild West has been tamed and its fierce, independent and often violent larger-than-life figures gun-toting wanderers, trappers, prospectors, Indian fighters, cowboys, and lawmen are now victims of their own success. They are heroes who've outlived their usefulness.
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"Starred Review. From a purely historical perspective, there should have been more information on Alaska as a Russian colony and American territory, but as an exciting narrative, this is a huge success." - Publishers Weekly
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Howard Blum Author Biography
Howard Blum is the author of eight previous books, including the national bestsellers Wanted!, The Gold of Exodus, and Gangland. Currently a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, Blum was also a reporter at the New York Times, where he won numerous journalism awards and was twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for his investigative reporting.
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