Sword and Pen or Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier
by John Algernon Owens (9780548010594)

Sword and Pen or Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier
 
John Algernon Owens
Release Date: 01 July 2007
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 596
Category: Literary
ISBN: 9780548010594
ISBN-10: 0548010595



1883. The Soldier-Author, in War and Literature: Comprising incidents and reminiscences of his childhood; his checkered life as a student and teacher; and his remarkable career as a soldier and author; embracing also the story of his unprecedented journey from ocean to ocean on horseback; and an account of his discovery of the source of the Mississippi River, and canoe voyage from thence to the Gulf of Mexico. Illustrated. From the Preface: No apology will be required from the author for presenting to the public some episodes in the useful career of a self-made man; and while the spirit of patriotism continues to animate the sturdy sons of America, the story of one of them who has exemplified this national trait in a conspicuous measure, will be deemed not unworthy of record. The lessons it teaches, more especially to the young, are those of uncompromising duty in every relation of life-self-denial, perseverance and pluck; while the successive stages of a course which led ultimately to a brilliant success, may be studied with some advantage by those just entering upon the business of life. As a soldier, Willard Glazier was without fear and without reproach.

AUD $93.95

 This title is not held in stock & is ordered from suppliers, subject to availability.


View other John Algernon Owens titles like "Sword and Pen or Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier"



Write a customer review of Sword and Pen or Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier.



If you like this title please tell others:

tell others

post to your Facebook wall post on Twitter post on Digg recommend to Stumbleupon bookmark on Delicious RSS feed send to a friend


Australian BookShop
Australian Bookshop. Established 2003
Search
Shopping Cart Customer Support


HolisticPage
International Online Store
of Inspiration
we ship everywhere
Australia Post
Australia Wide
.
Worldwide