The Best Land Under Heaven

Author: Michael Wallis
ISBN: 9781631494000
Size: 72.48 MB
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With The Best Land Under Heaven, Wallis has penned what critics agree is "destined to become the standard account" (Washington Post) of the notorious saga.

The Way West

Author: Michael Wallis
ISBN: 9780871407696
Size: 35.66 MB
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Cutting through 160 years of mythmaking, best-selling historian Michael Wallis presents the ultimate cautionary tale of America's westward expansion.

Desperate Passage

Author: Ethan Rarick
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195383311
Size: 37.40 MB
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Drawing on fresh archeological evidence, recent research on topics ranging from survival rates to snowfall totals, and heartbreaking letters and diaries made public by descendants a century-and-a-half after the tragedy, Ethan Rarick offers ...

Ordeal By Hunger

Author: George R. Stewart
Publisher: HMH
ISBN: 0547525605
Size: 10.12 MB
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“Compulsive reading—a wonderful account, both scholarly and gripping, of a horrifying episode in the history of the west.” —Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. The tragedy of the Donner party constitutes one of the most amazing stories of the ...

The Wild West 365 Days

Author: Michael Wallis
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 161312144X
Size: 47.15 MB
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The Wild West: 365 Days is a day-by-day adventure that tells the stories of pioneers and cowboys, gold rushes and saloon shoot-outs in America's frontier.

Stranded In The Sierra Nevada

Author: Danielle Smith-Llera
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1491448989
Size: 33.93 MB
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"Examines the expedition of the Donner Party by discussing how they came to be stranded in the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the immediate and lasting effects their journey had on the nation as well as the people and places involved"--

The Donner Party Chronicles

ISBN: 9781890591014
Size: 28.58 MB
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The Donner Party has become a tragic icon of the American march west. From Independence, Missouri, to Sutter's Fort, California, the party endured almost unimaginable hardship and suffering.

The Indifferent Stars Above Lp

Author: Daniel James Brown
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061774731
Size: 27.19 MB
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Along the way, he weaves into the story revealing insights garnered from a variety of modern scientific perspectives–psychology, physiology, forensics, and archaeology–producing a tale that is not only spell-binding but richly ...

All We Left Behind

Author: Nancy Herman
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1483565912
Size: 20.77 MB
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A Coming of Age Story Like No Other It is 1846, and thirteen-year-old Virginia Reed is pioneering two-thousand miles from Illinois to California with her parents, younger sister and brother, and the Donner family.