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Author Kemper, Steve, author.

Title A splendid savage : the restless life of Frederick Russell Burnham / Steve Kemper.

Publication Info. New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 BURNHAM,F KEM    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Non-Fiction    92 BURNHAM,F KEM    Available
Edition First edition.
Description x, 436 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-417) and index.
Summary A biography of an adventurer whose exploits took him from the American West to Africa, Mexico, and the Klondike, earned him an appointment as Chief of Scouts for the British during the Boer War, and inspired his friend Robert Baden-Powell to found the Boy Scouts.
Subject Burnham, Frederick Russell, 1861-1947.
Adventure and adventurers -- United States -- Biography.
Scouts (Reconnaissance) -- United States -- Biography.
Boy Scouts of America -- History.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9780393239270 (hardcover) : $27.95
0393239276 (hardcover) : $27.95

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