White Indian

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George W. Jacobs, 1925 - 320 pagine
White Indian was the nickname given to a young Englishman who, rejected by an American girl, took to trapper life in the far west mountain country at the time when the decline of the beaver trade was opening the plains and passes and the road to Oregon.

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