True Tales from the Santa Fe TrailFrom Jedediah Smith’s final fight to an unlikely flash flood in the desert, It Happened on the Santa Fe Trail gives readers a unique look at intriguing people and episodes from one of America’s most historically important trails, the artery that opened the Southwest to settlement. Find out how Colonel Kit Carson survived the Battle of Adobe Walls. Discover how a famous mountain man became an unlikely millionaire. And read all about how a railroad traded a lifetime of social security for a right of way!
About the Author
Steve Glassman is the author or editor of about 10 published books, including two novels and a travel narrative following in the footsteps of the man who discovered the civilization of the ancient Maya, John Lloyd Stephens. Many of his books are about Florida, several of which key on crime fiction. He has been nominated for an Edgar Alan Poe Award and was a Fulbright scholar/lecturer in Belize. He has twice been president of the Florida College English Association. He teaches humanities and communication at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach.