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5/1/07: Blood and Thunder

Christopher \"Kit\" Carson\", 1809-1868

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – In his book "Blood and Thunder," Hampton Sides records the birth of the American West in all its vividness and brutality. It's a tale with many heroes and many villains, and at the center of it all is Kit Carson - the legendary trapper, scout and soldier. Hampton Sides will be in Park City next week, and Tuesday he joins Doug to talk about Manifest Destiny, the fate of the Navajo and the complicated history of the region.

  • Hampton Sides will speak at the Park City Friend's of the Library Spring Luncheon. The event will be held at the Silver Lake Lodge at Deer Valley on Wednesday, May 9th. Tickets are on sale through May 8th at the Park City Library. For more information, you can call 435-615-5600 or click here

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