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The Young Alaskans In The Rockies

Auhtor: Emerson Hough

Language: english

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Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, April 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'The Young Alaskans In The Rockies':

Emerson Hough (1857 ? 1923) was an American author best known for writing western stories and historical novels.

Excerpts from the Book 'The Young Alaskans In The Rockies':


... into the thick underbrush once more. They had a stiff climb before they reached the summit of their ridge where the timber broke away and gave them ...
... water will run west from this marsh into the Fraser River, while some of it will run east into the Miette and the Athabasca. Then how ...
... I suppose you think we ought to make some sacrifice on that account? Well, all right. If you promise to be contented with one day's hunt, and to ...
... he is-there, he's shot! Got him, too! They heard the faint sound of the report of the rifle come down from above, and could see the fall ...
... you. The trail was none too good on to the Moose River, and they were none too cheerful as they paused to look over the situation at the bank ...
... boy. Maybe we'll show you as good sport as you're looking for, at least, what with rapids and grizzly bears. But now we must go on and find ...
... to himself. I can hardly wait. They're fine little old hills, aren't they? said John. I wish we could go farther toward them, every day. ...
... took hold upon them, and Uncle Dick and Moise, who handled the rear boat, in which all the boys were passengers, had all they could do to keep them ...
... those boy she'll been all right, said Moise. I'll been out with those boy when she'll ain't one year so old as he is now, and she's good honter ...
... they can get a bare rock to scratch themselves against. Besides that, I don't suppose all the bears get hungry at just the same time, and come out ...
... only about half a mile, now and then splashing through the shallow fords of the meandering little stream which spread all over the flat, gravelly ...
... fifty mile. Two day we'll not got anything to eat. Well, I don't see how they got up these streams at all, said John. Joe McLimanee ...
... all things considered, and contributing as they did to the growth and civilization of this country. For they were among the first to have the vision ...
... did not in the least fancy the look of these dark woods and the heavy, frowning mountains that lay back of them. Indeed, they all reflected that here ...
... looking down at the water far below. You can bet that's a steep climb, commented John-two hundred feet, I should think. And I don't see ...
... Ca~non, and here the boys put their scanty luggage in a wagon which had come out to meet her, and started off, carrying their rifles, along the wagon-trail ...
... to tell about it. Now, here we have the long rope which makes the hitch. Some packers throw the loose end out over the back of the horse. We'll ...
... a muskeg there is clay or hardpan which won't let the water through. So it is always full of mud. Drain the water off a muskeg, and it soon gets ...
... go out there, too? demanded Jesse. It looks all right. There are times, said Uncle Dick, when I wish all horses had been born with webbed ...
... to the boat for the time, swam toward it so strongly that they were almost afraid she would try to get into it, so at length Uncle Dick cut off the ...