In Trace of TR: A Montana Hunter's Journey by Dan Aadland

By Dan Aadland

As a scholar of yank historical past, as a hunter, horseman, and previous Marine, and as somebody enthusiastic about the West, Dan Aadland had lengthy felt a kinship with Theodore Roosevelt. someday, on a single-footing horse, lever-action rifle lower than his knee, Aadland got down to turn into accustomed to TR as in simple terms those that shared his reports might. In hint of TR files that quest, inviting readers to experience alongside and get to grasp Theodore Roosevelt throughout the western setting that so profoundly encouraged him.
Accompany Aadland as he rides the extensive prairies looking for TR’s “prongbuck,” tracks elk throughout the rugged huge Horn Mountains, and pursues a glimpse of the grizzly within the Absaroka wasteland. alongside the best way the author’s campfire musings and reflections on Roosevelt’s writings additional deepen and increase this particular exam of our twenty-sixth president. With the trill of the western meadowlark and the bugle of the elk, the creak of saddle leather-based and the odor of sage, Aadland’s trip takes readers into TR’s cherished Dakota Territory then and now, providing a kindred spirit’s relocating, deftly drawn portrait of either the land and the guy around the area of a century.

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