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Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 77,428 / 223 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90.8
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,790
mnybks.net#: 7828
Origin: gutenberg.org

This new story of the old days along the Montana border is filled with action and romance, and ends with a man-hunt through the frozen wilderness that will stir the blood of every reader. For sheer joy of adventure, for characters of indomitable courage and nerves of steel, MAN-SIZE more than lives up to its title.

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u to the death."

He had no answer for this. It was true. He had been brought up in a land of Indian wars and he had accepted without question the common view that the Sioux, the Crows, and the Cheyennes, with all their blood brothers, were menaces to civilization. The case for the natives he had never studied. How great a part broken pledges and callous injustice had done to drive the tribes to the war-path he did not know. Few of the actual frontiersmen were aware of the wrongs of the red men.

The young man's hands fell from her arms. Hard-eyed and grim, he looked her over from head to foot. The short skirt and smock of buckskin, the moccasins of buffalo hide, all dusty and travel-stained, told of life in a primitive country under the simplest and hardest conditions.

Yet the voice was clear and vibrant, the words well enunciated. She bloomed like a desert rose, had some quality of vital life that struck a spark from his imagination.

What manner of girl was she? Not by any possibil

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