"David Lavender's biography probably will remain the standard account of Collis Potter Huntington for some decades to come."
". . . lavish and fascinating detail, emphasizing in particular the complex, often illegal, financial and political wirepulling that generally won the day for Huntington."
About the Author
David Lavender, who grew up in Colorado, has long been one of the West’s leading historians. He was selected by the Huntingdon family to write this biography of their ancestor. His previous books include such classics as Bent’s Fort, The Santa Fe Trail, The Southwest, and his novel Red Mountain.