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The wild Colorado : the true adventures of Fred Dellenbaugh, age 17, on the second Powell Expedition into the Grand Canyon

Author: Richard Maurer
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Recounts the adventures of seventeen-year-old Fred Dellenbaugh, the youngest member of the second Powell expedition, which explored the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon in 1871-2.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Discovery and exploration
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Maurer, Richard, 1950-
Wild Colorado.
New York : Crown Publishers, c1999
(OCoLC)606335502
Named Person: Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh; John Wesley Powell; Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh; John Wesley Powell
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Maurer
ISBN: 0517709465 9780517709467 0517709457 9780517709450
OCLC Number: 39727786
Description: 120 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Looking for adventure --
Death-defying deed --
Marvelous major --
Fateful meeting --
Getting ready --
Downriver --
Poems and perils --
Facing starvation --
Kanab and the unknown country --
Lonely dell --
"Sockdolager of the world" --
Final missions --
Epilogue: Farewell to the wild Colorado.
Responsibility: Richard Maurer.

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Recounts the adventures of seventeen-year-old Fred Dellenbaugh, the youngest member of the second Powell expedition, which explored the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon in 1871-2.

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