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A Frontier Life - a book by Compton, Todd M.

A Frontier Life

Jacob Hamblin, Explorer and Indian Missionary

A Frontier Life( )
Author: Compton, Todd M.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Utah Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $44.95
Book Description:

Frontiersman, colonizer, missionary to the Indians, and explorer of the American West, Jacob Hamblin has long been one of the most enigmatic figures in Mormon history. In this defining biography, Todd Compton examines and disentangles many of the myths and controversies surrounding Hamblin. His Grand Canyon adventures and explorations as a guide alongside John Wesley Powell are well documented, as are his roles as a missionary, cultural liaison, and negotiator to the Indian tribes...
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