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Download Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer Audiobook (Unabridged)

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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (130 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: John Mack Faragher Narrator: Tom Parker Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc. Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In the first and most reliable biography of Daniel Boone in more than 50 years, award-winning historian Faragher brilliantly portrays America's famous frontier hero while illuminating the American hero-making process itself.

Drawing from popular narrative, the public record, scraps of documentation from Boone's own hand, and a treasure trove of reminiscences gathered by 19th-century antiquarians, Faragher uses the methods of new social history to create a portrait of the man and the times he helped shape. Blending themes from a much vitalized Western and frontier history with the words and ideas of ordinary people, Faragher has produced a book that will stand as the definitive life of Daniel Boone for decades to come, and one that illuminates the frontier world of Boone like no other. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sherry Chandler | 3/2/2013

    " In this highly readable book, Faragher undertakes to separate the life from the legend of Daniel Boone. His goal is not to be a an iconoclast but to understand why it is that the legends have persisted. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Mr. Graham | 10/31/2012

    " A very detailed and thorough treatment of Daniel Boone's life. This book seemed very objective, and was meticulously researched. The events of Boone's life were discussed to separate fact from fiction as well as it could have been done. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kevin | 9/11/2012

    " very interesting and what a rough life he had "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Butch | 3/19/2011

    " Well written and a intriguing look at a true American pioneer. "

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