Larry E. Morris, Writer and Historian

"Readers new to Colter will be intrigued, while those familiar with his standing will be pleased to finally see a definitive biography of this noteworthy American pioneer."--Booklist
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"Indefatigable research by Anglin and Morris give us an incomparable telling of the Colter story; the revelations and conclusions are many and often ground breaking."--We Proceeded On
"Highly recommended for both specialists and general readers, this history of the Western fur trade and early explorers along the Oregon Trail is a welcome addition to the literature."— Library Journal
"In this interpretation, the West becomes the backdrop for an exciting story of heroic men who overcame great obstacles to expand the reach of American society, economy, capital, and governance."--Oregon Historical Quarterly