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Steam Man of the Prairies

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Ethan Hopkins and Mickey McSquizzle-a "Yankee" and an "Irishman"-encounter a colossal, steam-powered man in the American prairies. This steam-man was constructed by Johnny Brainerd, a teenaged boy, who uses the steam-man to carry him in a carriage on various adventures.

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The Huge Hunter;

OR, The Steam Man of the Prairies.

by

EDWARD S. ELLIS

CHAPTER I. THE TERROR OF THE PRAIRIES.

CHAPTER II. 'HANDLE ME GENTLY.'

CHAPTER III. A GENIUS.

CHAPTER IV. THE TRAPPER AND THE ARTISAN.

CHAPTER V. ON THE YELLOWSTONE.

CHAPTER VI. THE MINERS.

CHAPTER VII. THE STEAM MAN ON HIS TRAVELS.

CHAPTER VIII. INDIANS.

CHAPTER IX. THE STEAM MAN AS A HUNTER.

CHAPTER X. WOLF RAVINE.

CHAPTER XI. THE STEAM MAN ON A BUFFALO HUNT.

CHAPTER XII. THE GRIZZLY BEAR.

CHAPTER XIII. AN APPALLING DANGER.

CHAPTER XIV. THE HUGE HUNTER.

CHAPTER XV. THE ATTACK IN THE RAVINE.

CHAPTER XVI. THE REPULSE.

CHAPTER XVII. HOMEWARD BOUND.

CHAPTER XVIII. THE ENCAMPMENT.

CHAPTER XIX. THE DOINGS OF A NIGHT.

CHAPTER XX. THE CONCLUDING CATASTROPHE.

CHAPTER I. THE TERROR OF THE PRAIRIES.

'HOWLY vargin! what is that?' exclaimed Mickey McSquizzle, with something like horrified amazement.

'By the Jumping Jehosiphat, naow if that don't, beat all natur'!'

'It's the divil, broke loose, wid full steam on!'

There was good cause for these exclamations upon the part of the Yankee and Irishman, as they stood on the margin of Wolf Ravine, and gazed off over the prairie... Continue reading book >>


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