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Way west : the donner party in the age of manifest destiny.

Author: Michael Wallis
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Liveright Publishing Corp, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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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.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Wallis
ISBN: 0871407698 9780871407696
OCLC Number: 951070915
Awards: Long-listed for ALA Carnegie Medal 2018

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"You cannot understand the settlement of the American West without understanding the facts and-tellingly-the myths of the tragic Donner Party of 1846. Michael Wallis has done a superb job sifting Read more...

 
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