Wagon Train West

Wagon Train West

by Lauran Paine

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Overview

Kit Butler and Lige Turner remember the days when they were welcome at an Indian fire, squatting at a powwow, and gorging on half-cooked buffalo hump. But times have changed. Too many whites are moving West, and the Indians are attempting to throw back the tide.

With the fur trade gone, Kit and Lige find themselves guiding a wagon train of thirty wagons with one hundred sixty people--only seventy-seven are men--west from Independence, Missouri, to Fort Collins, through hostile Indian country. The members of the wagon train are sure all this talk about Indians is just stories--a way to keep a firm control over them. After all, they haven't seen any sign of Indians.

But Kit and Lige are aware of the fact that someone's been watching the Wagon Train for several days ...

Product Details

BN ID: 2940159024541
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Publication date: 04/01/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 504,634
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Lauran Paine (1916–2001) was born in Duluth, Minnesota, a descendant of the Revolutionary War patriot and author Thomas Paine. His family moved to California, where he spent years in the livestock trade and rodeos and learned about the Old West. After serving in World War II, he began writing for Western pulp magazines. He wrote more than nine hundred books in several genres under his own name and pseudonyms, many published in Britain.

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