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The Morning River (Man From Boston, #1) During the winter of 1825, Richard Hamilton a timid Harvard philosophy student arrives in St Louis on business for his father Robbed and beaten, desperate to save his life, he reluctantly joins the crew of the Maria, a fur trader s keelboat Bound for the beautiful, wild, and dangerous Indian country of the Upper Yellowstone River, the native Bostonian begins the education and adventure of a lifetime.On a converging path is Packrat, a Pawnee warrior who captures a beautiful young Shoshone medicine woman named Heals Like a Willow But slaves with ties to the spirit world can and do fight back.As the Maria struggles deeper into the wilderness, Richard and Willow are cast together seekers of knowledge and spirit, unwitting adversaries separated by time, space, and birthright As inevitable as the collision of their two worlds, their love begins to unfold and with it the terrible consequences of a forbidden consummation Morning River is the first novel in W Michael Gear s Man from Boston series a historical fiction saga of the dangers and possibilities of the American frontier. New Download [ The Morning River (Man From Boston, #1) ] Author [ W. Michael Gear ] – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. Naive Harvard idealist meets rugged frontier wilderness Poor Richard Hamilton, the affable, yet toolish young chap from Boston, is totally devoted to his philosophical bffs Kant, Voltaire and Rousseau In fact, as young Hamilton initially believes, there isn t any problem that can t be reasoned Violence and savagery are the modus operandi on the western frontier precisely because it lacks the cultivation of ideals normal for civilized society It would be tragi...

  2. I am so surprised by how much I liked this book Not something I would normally read, but such an interesting book I loved the commentary against nature being inherently good and humans ruining it I think this book has a lo to sa...

  3. I have read this book several times It follows young Philosophy student Richard Hamilton He is idealistic and believe he can learn everything from his books His father believes, his son needs to grow up and learn responsibility Richard is sent on a business errand for his father In the West we meet Travis Hartman, scarred and Mountain smart He is an amazing character Travis has to decide if soft Richard, is worth his time Or is he too soft We also meet Heals like a Willow, a Shoshone wo I have read this book several times It follows young Philosophy student Richard Hamilton He is idealistic and believe he can learn everything from his books His father believes, his son ne...

  4. My all time favorite book.

  5. Cliche after cliche wrapped in Harlequinn romance novel prose Horrid.

  6. What a fun book The writing was creative and had great flow Richard s father casts him out into the hard, cruel world with a task to complete leave Boston with 30,000 and deliver it to St Louis Richard, a Harvard student, had intentions of staying in Boston and becoming a professor His father found him weak, useless, and insisted that this task would either make a man of him or would kill him On the last day, Richard refused the gun his father offered, insisting that he ...

  7. One of my all time favorite coming of age stories Gear is a trained archaeologist and historian His knowledge of native Americans serves as the focal point in many of his stories and this to me is his finest writing about the intrusion of white civilization on the western United States A capable writer, Gear is also a teacher at heart and contained in this two part story Coyote Summer is an amazing look at life in the early 1800s along the Missouri River The characters are well fleshed out One of my all time favorite coming of age stories Gear is a trained archaeologist and historian His knowledge of native Americans serves as the focal point in many of his stories and this to me is his finest writing about the intrusion of white civilization on the western United States A capable writer, Gear is also a teacher at heart and con...

  8. A good read about a boorish young academic being unboorished by the wild world Good descriptions of what it might have been like in the far west at the time I had not thought about how pushing tribes westward from the midwest into the plains and mountains had made a mess of native life before white men actually got that far Also gives a good picture about how diverse and conflicting the tribal cultures were.I would give it a 4 except the ending is unsatisfying While it stands alone, not sure A good read about a boorish young academic being unboorished by the wild world Good descriptions of what it might have been like in the far west at the time I had not thought about how pushing tribes westward from the midwest into the plains and...

  9. 3 things I liked about the book1 Easy to care for and be interested in the characters actually, now that I ve had time to think about it, I kept thinking the one guy was John Wayne 2 History without sounding like a tex...

  10. The morning River By W Michael GearA great historical story showing the passion of Richard Hamilton to change the world but finds that there isto life then he ever imagined His struggles into the wilderness not only opened his eyes to a new way of life, and that other people have a similar solution to life s problems that he was struggling with This book is a philosophical look at the pioneer spirit, and the Manifest Destiny that brought men into the west This book has so much of a f The morning River By W Michael GearA great historical story showing the passion of Richard Hamilton to change the world but finds that there isto life then he ever imagined His struggles into the wilderness not only opened his eyes to a new way of life, and that other people have a similar...