My Father, Daniel Boone

By Nathan Boone,

Book cover of My Father, Daniel Boone: The Draper Interviews with Nathan Boone

Book description

One of the most famous figures of the American frontier, Daniel Boone clashed with the Shawnee and sought to exploit the riches of a newly settled region. Despite Boone's fame, his life remains wrapped in mystery.The Boone legend, which began with the publication of John Filson's The Adventures of Col.…

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1 author picked My Father, Daniel Boone as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

From the extensive Draper Collection of interviews with Boone’s son Nathan, and daughter-in-law Olive, Hammon has put together one of the most valuable portraits of Boone and the Boone family that exists, in the authentic words and voice of the younger son. When I was writing the biography I found it invaluable, both for the information it contains, and for a sense of the family connections.

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