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Author Morris, Larry E.

Title The perilous West : seven amazing explorers and the founding of the Oregon Trail / Larry E. Morris.

Imprint Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., [2012], ©2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    978.01 MOR    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    978.01 MOR    Available
Description xviii, 239 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: The Timely Arrival of This Poor Unfortunate Woman -- I Shall Have Two Boats Well Manned and Armed -- A Powerful Company Is Forming -- Dissolved by Mutual Consent -- We All Now Became Blind from the Reflection of the Sun's Rays -- Whiskey Flowed Like Milk and Honey in the Land of Canaan -- About Seventy Able Bodied Men, Nerved to Hardship -- Families, Plantations, and All Vanished -- A Very Sad Recollection -- The Inscrutable Ways of Providence -- Epilogue: Desolation and Horror Stared Me in the Face -- Chronology.
Subject Explorers -- Oregon National Historic Trail -- Biography.
Explorers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.
Oregon National Historic Trail -- Discovery and exploration.
Oregon National Historic Trail -- Description and travel.
West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
West (U.S.) -- History -- To 1848.
ISBN 9781442211124 (cloth : alkaline paper)

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