THE THIRTEEN STEPSThis true story is about murder, injustice and justice for a man that went by the name of Frank Robideau when he was aprehended. For some of you that remember the invitation to a hanging in my original book, The Robidous of North America, this story is about that man. The price that includes postage is $10.00.
DESCENDENTS OF ANDRE ROBIDOU, This genealogy of the Robidous covers many more lines than the previous book. There are now very few unmatched lines. It represent several years of research and work and is 1,147 pages in length. The is $35.00, which includes the mailing cost. In addition, a readable only genealogy CD Rom is $19.75. This CD is constantly updated and now is current as of June 2014. You can purchase both at the same time for a total of $45.00.
THE ROBIDOUs, A BREED APART is a collection of stories and photos of the Robidous from Andre to the present. There are stories about heroes, bank robbers, and murderers. The book is 343 pages and cost $23.00.
BEAVER TALES, Trappers, Traders, Mountain Men and Scoundrelsis about the early settlement of the American west. It follows the Joseph Robidou family of St. Louis, Missouri and his descendants on their travels across the Western and Midwestern United States. The book describes their encounters with many of the famous people of the time and sketches the life of several of these famous people and their accomplishments. It also documents the Indian offsprings of the Robidou family that were not previously known. I traveled thousands of miles to research and photograph historical sites for this book. I traveled the Santa Fe and Oregon Trails and went from New York to New Mexico to Oregon and from there, east across the upper United States. The book has hundreds of pictures of the forts, people, and other area of the country that go with the stories. The book is 381 pages and the cost is $17.00.
Joseph Robidoux, The Family Patriarch, is now available. Many new details and facts were uncovered by viewing hundreds of letters from, to, and about Joseph, that the Missouri Historical Society has in St. Louis. In addition, many other references were used to document this historically accurate book . What comes through in this new book is the widespread influence that Joseph had on many of the important figures of the time. He also showed love and compassion for family members and others during his life. The cost is $19.75.
LOUIS ROBIDOUX, THE PIONEER. The book contains new information on Louis that was not previously known. It also answers many questions about events in his life. The cost is $19.00.
COMING HOME is an autobiography of myself that begins in my childhood growing up without electricity to my quest to connect all of the Robidous. It ends with my coming home to New York after almost 20 years in Hawaii.. It has 422 pages and is $19.75
A JOURNEY THROUGH HISTORY Coming in January 2015. Describes the journey that I made west on the Santa Fe Trail and up to Oregon, then east on the Oregon Trail back to Missouri. It describes over 50 stops at historical places with 140 colored photos and eight black and white photos. A running narrative connects the stops to the Robidouxs. Price will be $19.75 which includes mailing cost.