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The lady and the mountain man : Isabella Bird, Rocky Mountain Jim and their unlikely friendship / Chris Enss.

Enss, Chris, 1961- (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Burlington Public Library 978.0209 ENSS 2021 39851001618181 New Non-fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781493045921
  • ISBN: 149304592X
  • Physical Description: xx, 194 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : TwoDot, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
An English Woman in America -- Colorado Bound -- Reaching Estes Park -- Meeting Mountain Jim -- Onward to Longs Peak -- Riding with Mountain Jim -- The Confession -- Lost and Found -- Leaving Estes Park -- The End of Mountain Jim.
Summary, etc.:
"Isabella Bird was a proper Victorian lady expected to marry a man of means and position. Instead she was drawn to a gruff mountain man, a desperado named Jim Nugent. This book reveals the true story of Bird's relationship with Nugent as they traveled through the dramatic wilderness of the Rocky Mountains"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy), 1831-1904 > Travel > Rocky Mountains.
Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy), 1831-1904 > Friends and associates.
Nugent, Jim, 1827 or 1828- > Friends and associates.
Rocky Mountains > Description and travel.
Estes Park (Colo.) > Description and travel.
Women travelers > Rocky Mountains > Biography.
British > Rocky Mountains > History > 19th century.
Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy), 1831-1904.
Nugent, Jim, 1827 or 1828-
Women travelers.
Colorado > Estes Park.
Rocky Mountains.
Genre: Biographies.

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