Cathlamet on the Columbia

Recollections of the Indian People and Short Stories of Early Pioneer Days in the Valley of the Lower Columbia River
by Thomas Nelson Strong

Publisher: Forgotten Books

Publication Date: January 30, 2018

ISBN: 9780243768509

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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Modestly does the author of these tales refer to them as perhaps of little worth; but he has made a work which though small in com pass, shines with a quality that endures. It is an unusual book. It possesses savor and sincerity, exactness and charm. Pioneer incidents are told with the warmth that comes of long saturated experience. The Indian scenes are more somber, as befits the race, but related in mellow tones that make the almost forgotten aboriginal live. They embody rare facts of value to the historian and ethnologist. Over all broods the back ground of river and fir.