Last Updated on May 6, 2015, by eNotes Editorial. Word Count: 70
In Daniel Boone, Daugherty weaves the most interesting experiences of Boone's life into a fast-paced narrative, creating an exciting account of his greatest adventures. Daugherty also points out that, despite his extraordinary life, Boone was in many ways a typical American frontiersman. Because the biography includes a good deal of information on the setting in which Boone lived, readers can better understand his motivations and his achievements become more realistic.