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By H. Norman Hyatt

in accordance with the hand-written memoir of Fred Van Blaricom, this real tale recounts a lifetime of trouble and desire within the Montana Territory throughout the overdue 1800s. informed in Fred’s affable voice and wealthy with ancient aspect, a difficult received lifestyles is a coming-of-age tale jam-packed with adventures and level-headed within the awesome lives of the earliest homesteaders—men and women—of the reduce Yellowstone. Meet younger Teddy Roosevelt, famed buffalo hunter Vic Smith, saloon vendors, devious outlaws, and protracted sheriffs. operating as a cowboy, younger Freddie broke horses, helped capture a horsethief, survived the cattle-killing iciness of 1886, and at age ten rode by myself a hundred miles to paintings a season on a ranch within the Dakota Territories. Fred’s used to be a lifetime of fight opposed to many stumbling blocks, yet he overcame them or abided them with out criticism. As he himself placed it: “The hero was once throwed, however the horse used to be tamed.” Meticulously researched and fantastically written, a troublesome received existence is a story of bravery, decision, and one boy’s embodiment of the spirit of Montana.

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