The Ballads of Lewis and Clark

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About the author:
Hoss Barker is a retired Oregon logger, Alaska timber tramp, bison rancher and ex-Marine-turned-poet. For six years, he worked in the wild and scenic section of Rogue River wilderness in Oregon at Paradise Lodge as a handyman and caretaker.

He wrote four books there during the solitude of the long, wet and wild winters. Hoss would stay upriver for 3-4 weeks at a time and then go home to Eugene, Oregon, to be with his wife, Kris, for a week. After two or three days, he was ready to head back up the canyon to Paradise and away from "The World."

Look for Hoss' new book, "My Time in Paradise," to be published sometime in 2013.

The Ballads of Lewis and Clark

Authored by Michael J. Barker
Illustrated by Eric A. Barker
Edited by Patricia Ann Edwards
Edition: 2

Two hundred years ago, a group of hardy frontiersmen set out from St. Louis, Missouri, and headed west under orders from President Thomas Jefferson to find the Northwest Passage and open up the newly-acquired Louisiana Purchase Territory. The adventure is still celebrated with all the zeal as it was in the days of yore.

Come along on the trip with Oregon wilderness poet and retired logger, Michael J. "Hoss" Barker, and partake of the festivities from the comfort of your own easy chair.

Publication Date:
1484813049 / 9781484813041
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
History / United States / 19th Century

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