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by Irving Stone

  • Author: Irving Stone
  • ISBN: 055208607X
  • ISBN13: 978-0552086073
  • ePub: 1224 kb | FB2: 1906 kb
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Corgi Childrens; New Ed edition (January 1971)
  • Pages: 240
  • Rating: 4.3/5
  • Votes: 109
  • Format: lrf lit docx mbr
Men to Match My Mountains: The Opening of a Land v. 1 ePub download

I, who do not delight in assigned readings, feel that Men to Match My Mountains should be required reading for any person living in the Far West area.

He describes the Far West as the "hero" of his story. I, who do not delight in assigned readings, feel that Men to Match My Mountains should be required reading for any person living in the Far West area. A proper respect for the wildness of the country we live in, the hardships of the pioneers who tamed it, and the fragility between civilization or savagery, survival and mortality, is something that I think we all lose sight of in our comfortable existences.

Irving Stone IS a great story-teller, but sometimes a few years off in time or location. It is a tribute to the content and Irving Stone's craft that many of the passages are still familiar after 40 years, and that parts of the book flow like "page turners. No matter, it makes our history come alive. With current PC sensitivity the book could be criticized because Native Americans and women get second billing. On the first count, something is missing.

Irving Stone was born in San Francisco on July 14, 1903. At the beginning of the tale, nobody knows how to get from Missouri to California by land, or back

Irving Stone was born in San Francisco on July 14, 1903. He wrote several books in a genre that he coined the biographical novel, which recounted the lives of well-known historical figures. At the beginning of the tale, nobody knows how to get from Missouri to California by land, or back. At the east end, the South Pass in now Wyoming is known as a good route through the Rocky Mountains, one which had not been discovered by Lewis and Clark.

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Our most acclaimed author of biographical and historical fiction has turned his magnificent talent to telling America's most colorful and exciting story-the opening of the Far West

Our most acclaimed author of biographical and historical fiction has turned his magnificent talent to telling America's most colorful and exciting story-the opening of the Far West.

Stone defines this as "the story of the opening of a land and the building . Irving Stone was born Irving Tenenbaum in San Francisco, California on July 14, 1903. He won a Western Spur Award for Men to Match My Mountains. He died on August 26, 1989 at the age of 86.

Stone defines this as "the story of the opening of a land and the building of a civilization" - and this is the sweeping effect of his saga of the opening of the Far West, specifically California. He received a bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1923 and a master's degree from the University of Southern California in 1924. He was known for his historically accurate fictionalized biographies.

Acclaimed author of biographical and historical fiction Irving Stone turns his magnificent talent to telling America’s most colorful and exciting story-the opening of the . People Who Read Men to Match My Mountains Also Read. Inspired by Your Browsing History.

Acclaimed author of biographical and historical fiction Irving Stone turns his magnificent talent to telling America’s most colorful and exciting story-the opening of the Far West. Men to Match My Mountains is a true historical masterpiece, an unforgettable pageant of giants-men like John Sutter, whose dream of paradise was shattered by the California Gold Rush; Brigham Young and the Mormons, who tamed the desert with Bible texts; and the silver kings and the miners, who developed Nevada’s Comstock Lode and settled the Rockies.

Stone defines this as "the story of the opening of a land and the building of a civilization" - and this is the sweeping effect of his saga of the opening of the Far West, specifically California, Nevada, Utah and Colorado. Indians and trappers and hunters and a handful of settlers on the Coast made little impress on the empire belonging to Mexico, in 1840. Irving Stone tells all of the history in terms of the men - sometimes the women- who opened the land and built that civilization.

In 1931 the Stones resided in New York's Greenwich Village where Irving .

In 1931 the Stones resided in New York's Greenwich Village where Irving finished Lust for Life, the biographical novel about Van Gogh that set his career in motion, according to the NY Times obituary of August 28, 1989. Stone's 1975 book The Greek Treasure was the basis for the German television production Der geheimnisvolle Schatz von Troja (Hunt for Troy, 2007).