Allan W. Eckert is a seven-time Pulitzer Prize nominee and the author of over forty books, including the award-winning Incident at Hawk's Hill and Twilight of Empire. His books include other historical narratives, novels, and nonfiction works, as well as books for young adults and children.
The frontiersmen were a remarkable breed of men. They were often rough and illiterate, sometimes brutal and vicious, often seeking an escape in the wilderness of mid-America from crimes committed back east. In the beautiful but deadly country which would ...[SEE MORE]