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You wouldn't want to be a Pony Express rider! : a dusty, thankless job you'd rather not do

Author: Thomas M Ratliff; Mark Bergin
Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, 2012.
Series: You wouldn't want to--
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the disadvantages to being a Pony Express rider, including riding in all weather, natural disasters, and disease.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas M Ratliff; Mark Bergin
ISBN: 9780531208724 0531208729 9780531209479 0531209474 9781451737172 1451737173
OCLC Number: 752072707
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : some color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: What is the Pony Express? --
Signing up --
"Go west, young man!" --
The mail service --
Life on the trail --
The route west --
The Paiute War --
Tools for the job --
The dangers of the trail --
The telegraph --
the troubled election of 1860 --
The end of the Express.
Series Title: You wouldn't want to--
Responsibility: written by Tom Ratliff ; illustrated by Mark Bergin.

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Describes the disadvantages to being a Pony Express rider, including riding in all weather, natural disasters, and disease.

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