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Scenes of visionary enchantment : reflections on Lewis and Clark

Author: Dayton Duncan
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Suffering from a case of "road fever" brought on by prolonged exposure to the journals of Lewis and Clark, Dayton Duncan has retraced the Corps of Discovery's route from Saint Louis to the Pacific and back again four different times during the past twenty years - to say nothing of his countless additional trips to landmarks along their route. Along the way, Duncan wrote the essays that make up this book, essays
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Duncan, Dayton.
Scenes of visionary enchantment.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607069596
Online version:
Duncan, Dayton.
Scenes of visionary enchantment.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607775064
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dayton Duncan
ISBN: 0803217242 9780803217249
OCLC Number: 52373146
Description: x, 202 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: An unsatisfied curiosity --
Great expectations : Lewis in Philadelphia --
Days of discovery --
Independence Creek --
The Alexander Hamilton Willard expedition --
Of hearths and home --
"This long wished for spot" --
"Seens of visionary inchantment" --
Meriwether Lewis's "curious adventure" --
"Toilsome days and wristless nights" --
"The most hospitable, honest and sincere people" --
Hallowed ground --
Meditations on a grave --
The view from the home front --
The Lewis and Clark guide to leadership --
We proceeded on --
"O! The joy" : trail advice for the modern explorer.
Responsibility: Dayton Duncan.
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"Essays on eclectic aspects of America's most famous road trip. . . . Duncan's orations typically draw inspiration from something in the explorers' journals that instantly resonates with enthusiasts, Read more...

 
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