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The character of Meriwether Lewis : explorer in the wilderness : essays on one of the most remarkable men in American history

Author: Clay Jenkinson
Publisher: Washburn, N.D. : Dakota Institute Press of the Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation ; [Norman, Okla.] : Distributed by the University of Oklahoma Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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This bold new study of the character of Meriwether Lewis attempts to make sense of one of the most fascinating and perplexing heroes of American history. Clay Jenkinson's Lewis is not a cheerful explorer in buckskins, but a complex, tightly-wound, ambitious and self-conscious man who led one of the great adventures in American history, but had severe re-entry problems and never wrote the book that would have served  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Meriwether Lewis; Meriwether Lewis; Meriwether Lewis; Meriwether Lewis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clay Jenkinson
ISBN: 9780982559727 0982559720 9780982559734 0982559739
OCLC Number: 610854797
Notes: LC copy signed by author.
Description: xxxiv, 456 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Fractured soul --
Getting there first --
Meriwether Lewis's bad day --
Map --
Birthdays, holidays, anniversaries --
Damn you: Lewis and Clark at the confluence --
Map --
The character of Meriwether Lewis: Paintings by Michael Haynes --
The problem of silence --
Timeline --
What a falling off was there --
Map --
Why?
Other Titles: Meriwether Lewis : explorer in the wilderness
Responsibility: Clay S. Jenkinson.

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This bold new study of the character of Meriwether Lewis attempts to make sense of one of the most fascinating and perplexing heroes of American history. Clay Jenkinson's Lewis is not a cheerful explorer in buckskins, but a complex, tightly-wound, ambitious and self-conscious man who led one of the great adventures in American history, but had severe re-entry problems and never wrote the book that would have served as the capstone of his explorations.

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