Entrepreneurs of the Old West
“A fascinating array of information on everything from how to prepare a buffalo robe to what one could expect to find in a small trading post on the south Platte River in the 1830s. Portrays the coming together of a great nation.”
“Completely fresh and revealing. That Dary is able to tell a worthwhile and engaging story about merchants is a tribute to his skills as a researcher and writer.”
—Los Angeles TimesSee all reviews...
“The scope of this book is as wide as the region itself and as thorough as a wagon master's supply list.”
“Dary tells this fascinating story with grace and humor. A must for anyone interested in the West.”
—Dallas Morning NewsSee fewer reviews...