*Includes portraits of Boone and illustrations depicting other important people and places in his life.
*Analyzes some of the legends about Daniel Boone's life in an effort to separate fact from fiction.
*Explains how Daniel Boone's legacy was shaped and how he became a national icon.
*Includes a Bibliography for further reading.
*Includes a Table of Contents.
"Many heroic actions and chivalrous adventures are related of me which exist only in the regions of fancy. With me the world has taken great liberties, and yet I have been but a common man." – Daniel Boone
A lot of ink has been spilled covering the lives of history’s most influential figures, but how much of the forest is lost for the trees? In Charles River Editors’ American Legends series, readers can get caught up to speed on the lives of America’s most important men and women in the time it takes to finish a commute, while learning interesting facts long forgotten or never known.