After his 1847 court-martial, Colonel John Fr�mont, known as the Pathfinder, resigns from the army and embarks on an expedition to survey a proposed railway between St. Louis and San Francisco. Trapped in the Colorado mountains during winter, his team battles starvation and freezing temperatures. Explicit descriptions of violence. Winner of the 2011 Spur Award for Best Western Short Novel. c2010.
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Colorado -- Fiction.
Explorers -- United States -- Fiction.
Fr�mont, John Charles, 1813-1890 -- Fiction.
West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Fiction.
Wilderness survival -- Fiction.