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We Pointed Them North (1939)
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    Teddy Blue (Review)
    We Pointed Them North, by E.C. Abbott and Helena Huntington Smith
    1. We Pointed Them North by E.C. Abbott and Helena Huntington Smith
    The Saturday Review, May 13, 1939, p. 7
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    Western Book Roundup (5 Reviews)
    The Frontier Years, by Mark Herbert Brown and W.R. Felton
    1. The Frontier Years by Mark Herbert Brown and W.R. Felton
    2. Tales of Old-Time Texas by J. Frank Dobie
    3. Lone-Star Land by Frank Goodwyn
    4. We Pointed Them North by E.C. Abbott and Helena Huntington Smith
    5. Life and Adventures of Robert McKimie by J.W. Bridwell
    True West, February 1956, pp. 43-50
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    New Books: A Reader's List (7 Reviews)
    American Earth, by Carleton Beals
    1. American Earth by Carleton Beals
    2. Contemporary World Politics by Francis James Brown, Charles Hodges, and Joseph Slabey Roucek, ...
    3. God's Valley by Willson Whitman
    4. We Pointed Them North by E.C. Abbott and Helena Huntington Smith
    5. I Found Out by Nat J. Ferber
    6. Swastika by Oscar Schisgall
    7. The Prisoner Ate a Hearty Breakfast by Jerome Ellison
    The New Republic, May 17, 1939, pp. 55-56
  4. The Library
    Neglected Books (8 Reviews)
    Hamlet Had an Uncle, by James Branch Cabell
    1. Hamlet Had an Uncle by James Branch Cabell
    2. Sun and Storm by Unto Seppanen
    3. River of Earth by James Still
    4. The Last Hunt by Maurice Genevoix
    5. We Pointed Them North by E.C. Abbott and Helena Huntington Smith
    6. O Canaan! by Waters E. Turpin
    7. The Dust Within the Rock by Frank Waters
    8. Jubal Troop by Paul I. Wellman
    The American Mercury, August 1940, pp. 495-498
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    How the West Was Won or Lost (33 Reviews)
    The Mythic West in Twentieth-Century America, by Robert G. Athearn
    1. The Mythic West in Twentieth-Century America by Robert G. Athearn
    2. Myth of the West by Chris Bruce
    3. Forgotten Frontier by A. Dudley Gardner and Verla R. Flores
    4. New Lands, New Men by William H. Goetzmann
    5. The West of the Imagination by William H. Goetzmann and William N. Goetzmann, ...
    6. The Legacy of Conquest by Patricia Nelson Limerick
    7. The Female Frontier by Glenda Riley
    8. Cannery Women, Cannery Lives by Vicki L. Ruiz
    9. The Conquest of Paradise by Kirkpatrick Sale
    10. Far from Home by Lillian Schlissel, Byrd Gibbens, and Elizabeth Hampsten, ...
    11. Western Women: Their Land, Their Lives by Lillian Schlissel, Janice Monk, and Vicki L. Ruiz, ...
    12. Cowboys of the Americas by Richard W. Slatta
    13. Beyond the Mythic West by Stewart L. Udall
    14. Many Tender Ties by Sylvia Van Kirk
    15. Dust Bowl: The Southern Plains in the 1930s by Donald Worster
    16. Rivers of Empire by Donald Worster
    17. We Pointed Them North by E.C. Abbott and Helena Huntington Smith
    18. Sky Determines: An Interpretation of the Southwest by Ross Calvin
    19. Son of the Morning Star by Evan S. Connell
    20. The Rise and Fall of the Choctaw Republic by Angie Debo
    21. The Road to Disappearance by Angie Debo
    22. Geronimo: The Man, His Time, His Place by Angie Debo
    23. Exploration and Empire by William H. Goetzmann
    24. Charles Goodnight: Cowman and Plainsman by J. Evetts Haley
    25. The Trail Drivers of Texas by J. Marvin Hunter
    26. Turner, Bolton, and Webb by Wilbur R. Jacobs, John Walton Caughey, and Joe Bertram Frantz, ...
    27. The Comanche Barrier to South Plains Settlement by Rupert Norval Richardson
    28. Virgin Land: The American West as Symbol and Myth by Henry Nash Smith
    29. The American Cowboy by Lonn Taylor and Ingrid Maar
    30. The Significance of the Frontier, and Other Essays by Frederick Jackson Turner
    31. The Plains Across by John D. Unruh, Jr.
    32. The Great Plains by Walter Prescott Webb
    33. The Great Frontier by Walter Prescott Webb
    The New Republic, October 22, 1990, pp. 32-37