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Fort Desolation: Red Indians and Fur Traders of Rupert's Land

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First published in 1873, “Fort Desolation: Red Indians and Fur Traders of Rupert's Land” is a fantastic example of classic Western fiction written for children. Complete with fast-paced action, selfless heroism, and historical insights, this book will appeal to children with an interest in the American Old West. Robert Michael Ballantyne (1825 – 1894) was a Scottish author of children's fiction. He was a prolific writer and produced over 100 books in his lifetime. As well as being an author, Ballantyne was also an accomplished artist, having exhibited his work at the Royal Scottish Academy. Other notable works by this author include: “The Coral Island” (1858), “The Gorilla Hunters” (1861), and “The Eagle Cliff” (1889). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction and biography of the author.

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