A Mountain Boyhood
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A Mountain Boyhood

By Joe Mills
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  • AT THAT INSTANT THE BEAR CAME TO LIFE.
  • A MOUNTAIN BOYHOOD
    • Author of "The Comeback"
      • Illustrated by ENOS B. COMSTOCK
      • J. H. SEARS & COMPANY, Inc. PUBLISHERS NEW YORK
      • TO THE ONE WHO MADE THIS BOYHOOD POSSIBLE MY WIFE
    • Illustrated by ENOS B. COMSTOCK
    • J. H. SEARS & COMPANY, Inc. PUBLISHERS NEW YORK
    • TO THE ONE WHO MADE THIS BOYHOOD POSSIBLE MY WIFE
    • CONTENTS
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
      • At that instant the bear came to life . . . . Frontispiece
        • I plunged downward, struggling frantically
        • I sat down by the fiddler and dozed
        • I glimpsed his flaming eyes and wide-open, fang-filled mouth
        • Sheep and rock dropped straight toward me
        • Never before had the ring of an ax echoed in Silent Valley
        • "See all fools ain't dead yit," he observed
        • The memory of that race for life is still vividly terrifying
        • Every fall I watched Mr. and Mrs. Peg at their repairs
        • They turned tail and came racing back, straight toward me
        • Out of the dust of years, we dug the history of a buried past
      • I plunged downward, struggling frantically
      • I sat down by the fiddler and dozed
      • I glimpsed his flaming eyes and wide-open, fang-filled mouth
      • Sheep and rock dropped straight toward me
      • Never before had the ring of an ax echoed in Silent Valley
      • "See all fools ain't dead yit," he observed
      • The memory of that race for life is still vividly terrifying
      • Every fall I watched Mr. and Mrs. Peg at their repairs
      • They turned tail and came racing back, straight toward me
      • Out of the dust of years, we dug the history of a buried past
    • At that instant the bear came to life . . . . Frontispiece
      • I plunged downward, struggling frantically
      • I sat down by the fiddler and dozed
      • I glimpsed his flaming eyes and wide-open, fang-filled mouth
      • Sheep and rock dropped straight toward me
      • Never before had the ring of an ax echoed in Silent Valley
      • "See all fools ain't dead yit," he observed
      • The memory of that race for life is still vividly terrifying
      • Every fall I watched Mr. and Mrs. Peg at their repairs
      • They turned tail and came racing back, straight toward me
      • Out of the dust of years, we dug the history of a buried past
    • I plunged downward, struggling frantically
    • I sat down by the fiddler and dozed
    • I glimpsed his flaming eyes and wide-open, fang-filled mouth
    • Sheep and rock dropped straight toward me
    • Never before had the ring of an ax echoed in Silent Valley
    • "See all fools ain't dead yit," he observed
    • The memory of that race for life is still vividly terrifying
    • Every fall I watched Mr. and Mrs. Peg at their repairs
    • They turned tail and came racing back, straight toward me
    • Out of the dust of years, we dug the history of a buried past
  • A MOUNTAIN BOYHOOD
    • CHAPTER ONE
      • GOING WEST
      • CHAPTER TWO
        • GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH WILD COUNTRY AND ANIMALS
      • GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH WILD COUNTRY AND ANIMALS
      • CHAPTER THREE
        • FIRST CAMP ALONE—EXPLORING
      • FIRST CAMP ALONE—EXPLORING
      • CHAPTER FOUR
        • DANCING ACROSS THE DIVIDE
        • I plunged downward, struggling frantically.
        • I sat down by the fiddler and dozed.
      • DANCING ACROSS THE DIVIDE
      • I plunged downward, struggling frantically.
      • I sat down by the fiddler and dozed.
      • CHAPTER FIVE
        • TRAPPING—MOUNTAIN-TOP DWELLERS
        • I glimpsed his flaming eyes and wide-open, fang-filled mouth.
        • Sheep and rock dropped straight toward me.
      • TRAPPING—MOUNTAIN-TOP DWELLERS
      • I glimpsed his flaming eyes and wide-open, fang-filled mouth.
      • Sheep and rock dropped straight toward me.
      • CHAPTER SIX
        • A LOG CABIN IN THE WILDS—PRIMITIVE LIVING
        • Never before had the ring of an ax echoed in Silent Valley!
        • "See all fools ain't dead yit," he observed.
      • A LOG CABIN IN THE WILDS—PRIMITIVE LIVING
      • Never before had the ring of an ax echoed in Silent Valley!
      • "See all fools ain't dead yit," he observed.
      • CHAPTER SEVEN
        • GLACIERS AND FOREST FIRES
        • The memory of that race for life is still vividly terrifying.
      • GLACIERS AND FOREST FIRES
      • The memory of that race for life is still vividly terrifying.
      • CHAPTER EIGHT
        • THE PROVERBIAL BUSY BEAVER
        • Every fall I watched Mr. and Mrs. Peg at their repairs.
      • THE PROVERBIAL BUSY BEAVER
      • Every fall I watched Mr. and Mrs. Peg at their repairs.
      • CHAPTER NINE
        • MOUNTAIN CLIMBING
      • MOUNTAIN CLIMBING
      • CHAPTER TEN
        • MODERN PATHFINDERS
      • MODERN PATHFINDERS
      • CHAPTER ELEVEN
        • OFF THE TRAIL
        • They turned tail and came racing back, straight toward me.
      • OFF THE TRAIL
      • They turned tail and came racing back, straight toward me.
      • CHAPTER TWELVE
        • DREAMERS OF GOLDEN DREAMS
      • DREAMERS OF GOLDEN DREAMS
      • CHAPTER THIRTEEN
        • THE CITY OF SILENCE
        • Out of the dust of years, we dug the history of a buried past.
      • THE CITY OF SILENCE
      • Out of the dust of years, we dug the history of a buried past.
      • CHAPTER FOURTEEN
        • BEARS AND BUGBEARS
      • BEARS AND BUGBEARS
      • CHAPTER FIFTEEN
        • ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK
      • ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK
    • GOING WEST
    • CHAPTER TWO
      • GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH WILD COUNTRY AND ANIMALS
    • GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH WILD COUNTRY AND ANIMALS
    • CHAPTER THREE
      • FIRST CAMP ALONE—EXPLORING
    • FIRST CAMP ALONE—EXPLORING
    • CHAPTER FOUR
      • DANCING ACROSS THE DIVIDE
      • I plunged downward, struggling frantically.
      • I sat down by the fiddler and dozed.
    • DANCING ACROSS THE DIVIDE
    • I plunged downward, struggling frantically.
    • I sat down by the fiddler and dozed.
    • CHAPTER FIVE
      • TRAPPING—MOUNTAIN-TOP DWELLERS
      • I glimpsed his flaming eyes and wide-open, fang-filled mouth.
      • Sheep and rock dropped straight toward me.
    • TRAPPING—MOUNTAIN-TOP DWELLERS
    • I glimpsed his flaming eyes and wide-open, fang-filled mouth.
    • Sheep and rock dropped straight toward me.
    • CHAPTER SIX
      • A LOG CABIN IN THE WILDS—PRIMITIVE LIVING
      • Never before had the ring of an ax echoed in Silent Valley!
      • "See all fools ain't dead yit," he observed.
    • A LOG CABIN IN THE WILDS—PRIMITIVE LIVING
    • Never before had the ring of an ax echoed in Silent Valley!
    • "See all fools ain't dead yit," he observed.
    • CHAPTER SEVEN
      • GLACIERS AND FOREST FIRES
      • The memory of that race for life is still vividly terrifying.
    • GLACIERS AND FOREST FIRES
    • The memory of that race for life is still vividly terrifying.
    • CHAPTER EIGHT
      • THE PROVERBIAL BUSY BEAVER
      • Every fall I watched Mr. and Mrs. Peg at their repairs.
    • THE PROVERBIAL BUSY BEAVER
    • Every fall I watched Mr. and Mrs. Peg at their repairs.
    • CHAPTER NINE
      • MOUNTAIN CLIMBING
    • MOUNTAIN CLIMBING
    • CHAPTER TEN
      • MODERN PATHFINDERS
    • MODERN PATHFINDERS
    • CHAPTER ELEVEN
      • OFF THE TRAIL
      • They turned tail and came racing back, straight toward me.
    • OFF THE TRAIL
    • They turned tail and came racing back, straight toward me.
    • CHAPTER TWELVE
      • DREAMERS OF GOLDEN DREAMS
    • DREAMERS OF GOLDEN DREAMS
    • CHAPTER THIRTEEN
      • THE CITY OF SILENCE
      • Out of the dust of years, we dug the history of a buried past.
    • THE CITY OF SILENCE
    • Out of the dust of years, we dug the history of a buried past.
    • CHAPTER FOURTEEN
      • BEARS AND BUGBEARS
    • BEARS AND BUGBEARS
    • CHAPTER FIFTEEN
      • ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK
    • ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK
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