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The embodiment of the American hero, the man of action, the pathfinder, Daniel Boone represents the great adventure of his age - the westward movement of the American people. Daniel Boone: An American Life brings together over 30 years of research in an extraordinary biography of the quintessential pioneer. Based on primary sources, the book depicts Boone through the eyes of those who knew him and within the historical contexts of his 86 years. The story of Daniel Boone offers new insights into the turbulent birth and growth of the nation and demonstrates why the frontier forms such a significant part of the American experience.

The book is published by The University Press of Kentucky. The audiobook is published by University Press Audiobooks.

©2003 The University Press of Kentucky (P)2019 Redwood Audiobooks

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"This is the best recent biography of Boone...it is recommended to all who have an interest in the history of our state." (Bowling Green Daily News)

"Lofaro has written the most readable, succinct, and useable biography about Daniel Boone.... A pleasure to read." (Missouri Historical Review)

"An excellent factual narrative that is well-written." (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

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good, thought out historical narrative

this is a well-reasoned, thoughtful account of Daniel Boone and his life and times. It does not glorify or glamorize is life but attempts to be factual and accurate. An approach that I appreciate it. Well read, too.