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Ordeal by hunger; the story of the Donner Party.

Verfasser/in: George R Stewart
Verlag: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1960.
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The tragedy of the Donner party constitutes one of the most amazing stories of the American West. In 1846 eighty-seven people -- men, women, and children -- set out for California, persuaded to attempt a new overland route. After struggling across the desert, losing many oxen, and nearly dying of thirst, they reached the very summit of the Sierras, only to be trapped by blinding snow and bitter storms. Many  Weiterlesen…
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Stewart, George Rippey, 1895-1980.
Ordeal by hunger.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1960
(OCoLC)615600910
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: George R Stewart
OCLC-Nummer: 480932
Beschreibung: 394 pages illustrations 22 cm
Inhalt: March: Longest way round --
Muster-roll --
Trap clicks behind --
Wahsatch --
Dry drive --
Long pull --
Knife-play by the river --
last desert --
-and closes in front --
Snow: California --
Two fathers --
Beyond the wall --
Death bids god-speed --
Snow-shoers --
Hunting of the deer --
Will to live --
California responds --
Yule-tide by the lake --
"Provisions scarce" --
Seven against death --
"Old Dan Tucker's come to town" --
Children walk --
Reed tries again --
Reed visits the Donners --
At the head of the Yuba --
Cady and Stone --
Eddy and Foster --
Before the last plunge --
Interlude --
Fallon le Gros --
They rest: Causes --
Afterwards --
Characters --
Keseberg vs. Coffymere --
Supplement --
1960: Forward --
Diary of Patrick Breen --
Diary of James F. Reed --
Letter of Virginia Reed, May 16, 1847 --
Roster of the the Donner party --
Condensed itinerary --
Bibliography --
Notes and references --
Index.

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The tragedy of the Donner party constitutes one of the most amazing stories of the American West. In 1846 eighty-seven people -- men, women, and children -- set out for California, persuaded to attempt a new overland route. After struggling across the desert, losing many oxen, and nearly dying of thirst, they reached the very summit of the Sierras, only to be trapped by blinding snow and bitter storms. Many perished; some survived by resorting to cannibalism; all were subjected to unbearable suffering. Incorporating the diaries of the survivors and other contemporary documents, George Stewart wrote the definitive history of that ill-fated band of pioneers; an astonishing account of what human beings may endure and achieve in the final press of circumstanc.

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