Vengeance: The Saga of Poor Tom Cover (Montana and the West V 6)

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347p, intro, bibli, illus dj, illust, index, El Segundo 1989. VENGEANCE! THE SAGA OF POOR TOM COVER is VOLUME 6 IN MONTANA AND THE WEST SERIES. The first book to give its undivided attention to one of the most venturesome and daring men of the American West. Tom Cover's career included being one of the first to discover gold in Virginia City, MT, present at the killing of John Bozeman by the Blackfeet, instrumental in cleaning up the corruption in Virginia City, Montana and the hanging of Henry Plummer, Boone Helm and others. He was involved in business in and around Ft Smith, MT before he moved on to Calif where he founded the city of Riverside. When he disappeared in the Mojave desert while searching for Pegleg Smith's lost gold discovery. His earlier association with Boone Helm is cleverly developed by the author into the motive for Cover's death. A mystery solved by a master writer of western history.

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The Denver Rocky Mountain News stated, "This is top-drawer scholarship and historical writing as it can be and should be, but so often isn't done." A "must have" book for any library on the Bozeman Trail and Virginia City, Montana.

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