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Daniel Boone is a man lost in legend, "Mythologised heyond recognition". His true story is certainly more incredible and indeed astonishing than anything fiction could dream up. Even in his own lifetime he was feted for his incredible abilities. Boone's abilities were apparent from his earliest childhood in mid-eighteenth century pioneer America. He had an uncanny sense of direction and ability to find his way around. He kept moving west through Kentucky to Missouri and even went as far as Yellowstone Lake on one trip. Yet despite opening up vast new territories for new settlers.
Elliott's life of Daniel Boone should please both students and general readers with its successful blend of narrative flair and .
Elliott's life of Daniel Boone should please both students and general readers with its successful blend of narrative flair and history. "It has always saddened me,"" writes Elliott, ""that a historical figure as appealing as Daniel Boone had to be lost in legend, mythologized beyond recognition, for his story is more astonishing than any fiction. A precocious woodsman in adolescence, Boone could never really adjust to a settled life.
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Historian Emory Hamilton asserts that "The Long Hunter was peculiar to Southwest Virginia only, and nowhere else on any frontier did such hunts ever originate" although the term has been used loosely to describe any unofficial American explorer of the period.
Six years later he became a freelance writer. Then in 1962, Lawrence became a staff writer of Reader's Digest.
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