Cheyenne, WY (PRWEB) April 16, 2007
"Legacy of the Tetons," revised second edition, Candy Moulton's vivid account of Old West pioneer courage, is now available in bookstores and through the University of New Mexico Press' Web site at http://www.unmpress.com, announced Mike Harris, publisher for La Frontera Publishing (http://www.lafronterapublishing).
This re-edited second edition of "Legacy of the Tetons" with new material is an historic description of the men, women and children who battled the land and the elements to homestead in and around Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and the Grand Tetons during the 1800s and early 1900s, and the struggle they faced to make a community. It includes a special section on the Mormon Handcart Migration and a look at the historic settlement known as Mormon Row.
"Legacy of the Tetons" also includes an account of how the few remaining historic Mormon Row buildings inside Grand Teton National Park were nearly lost due to neglect. The book tells how the efforts of a few people, including Moulton, during the early 1990s successfully changed park policy and saved the remaining buildings.
The story of saving those remaining historic buildings is featured this month in OldWestNewWest.Com, an Internet eZine focusing on Old West New West stories. How those Mormon Row buildings were saved can be read by visiting the eZine's Web site at http://www.oldwestnewwest.com.
"We are excited to release this updated second edition of Candy's book, a classic American tale of pioneering spirit and courage," said Harris. "Candy's writing brings to life the amazing story of these families who struggled and survived whatever nature threw at them. It is a must-read book for fans of the American West."
"Legacy of the Tetons" second edition is published as a paperback (6 x 9, 192 pages, 64 halftones, index, $18.95). For information on ordering "Legacy of the Tetons" visit the UNM Press' Web site at http://www.unmpress.com or call (800) 249-7737.
About La Frontera Publishing
Cheyenne, Wyoming-based La Frontera Publishing publishes historic fiction and non-fiction books about the American West. It's Web site can be found at http://www.lafronterapublishing.com and reached at (307) 778-4752.
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