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Hugh Glass by Bruce Bradley

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Published by Monarch Press .
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  • Maritime History,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • 1783-1865,
  • Biography,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Fur traders,
  • Glass, Hugh,,
  • Survival,
  • United States,
  • West (U.S.),
  • ca. 1780-ca. 1833,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Historical,
  • History / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9785309M
ISBN 100966900502
ISBN 109780966900507

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But if you are a history buff and have read many of the other books and stories around Hugh Glass and all the other free trappers of the time, this book puts the cover on the subject with the hero's untimely death which sadly also pretty much marked the end of the exciting era of the free trappers in our by: 1.   Hugh Glass gave his guardian angel a workout to be sure. I imagine this book is geared toward guys but hey, I'm a woman and I loved it. I love history and I've always loved the story of Hugh Glass. I read "Lord Grizzly" when I was in junior high or high school and thought it was great. Then I read "Hugh Glass" and got a new spin on my education/5().   The book Hugh Glass is an amazing story that I would rate it a 5/5. The book takes place in the Caribbean at the tail end of the golden age of piracy and the early state of the American frontier. It follows the life of one Hugh Glass, /5. The book I have been reading for the first half of the year is Hugh Glass Mountain Man. This book is about a man who is an American fur trader. While escaping from Indians he stumbles upon a grizzly bear with her baby cubs/5.

  Hugh Glass, American frontiersman and fur trapper who became a folk hero after surviving a bear attack and then traveling hundreds of miles alone to safety. Glass’s story was recounted in the film The Revenant (). Learn more about Glass’s life in this article. The Revenant true story confirms that this is one of the few facts about Hugh Glass that we do know for sure. He was a frontiersman and fur trapper. He was a frontiersman and fur trapper. In , he signed up for an expedition backed by General William Henry Ashley and Major Andrew Henry, who together founded the Rocky Mountain Fur Company in.   Hugh Glass (–) was an American fur trapper and frontiersman who was mauled by a grizzly bear and left for dead by his companions. He crawled about miles ( km) over six weeks to reach Fort Kiowa. Glass was born in 3/5(2). The saga of Hugh Glass must be pieced together from accounts written by several of his contemporaries, each with varying details. Respected mountain man George C. Yount recorded in his memoirs that he talked with Glass directly, as well as with a trapper named Allen (Hiram Allen was one of Major Henry’s brigade) and a later Glass cohort Author: Historynet Staff.

The powerful, Golden-Globe-winning and Oscar-worthy film is brilliantly acted beautifully photographed, but it misses the whole point of legendary mountain man Hugh Glass. He just wanted his rifle.   For most of his thirty-seven years, Hugh Glass lived his life as an ordinary seaman, but in his ship was captured and he was given the choice to join a pirate crew or die. From that time on his life became an adventure that ranged from the edges of the Caribbean to the heart of the American wilderness! BASED ON A TRUE STORY!Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. Conclusion. In yet another encounter with a native warrior band, Hugh Glass was killed in His larger than life story has been turned into novels and films in the US. The latest was the film The Revenant produced in This was an adaptation from the book with the same title. Lots of those same things were in the book plus lots more. I feel the author took a considerable amount of artistic privilege with some of the items in the book but it was easy to detect the real facts and it all turned out to show that Hugh Glass was an amazingly adventurous, rugged, determined and versatile man.4/5(3).