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The year of decision, 1846

Author: Bernard De Voto
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st St. Martin's Griffin edView all editions and formats
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Traces the events of 1846 and 1847 in the development of the West including the opening of the overland trails and the war with Mexico.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard De Voto
ISBN: 0312267940 9780312267940
OCLC Number: 45441677
Notes: "Truman Talley Books."
"First published ... by Little, Brown and Company, 1942, 1943"--Title page verso.
Description: xxii, 538 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Build thee more stately mansions --
The mountain man --
Pillar of cloud --
Equinox --
Spring freshet --
Oh Susanna! --
"Cain, where are they brothers?" --
Solstice --
The image on the sun --
Sonorous metal --
Continental divide --
Atomization --
Trail's end --
Anabasis in homespun --
Down from the Sierra --
Whether it be fat or lean: Canaan --
Bill of review --
dismissed.
Responsibility: by Bernard DeVoto ; [new introduction by Stephen E. Ambrose].

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Traces the events of 1846 and 1847 in the development of the West including the opening of the overland trails and the war with Mexico.

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