The best land under heaven : the Donner Party in the age of Manifest Destiny / Michael Wallis.

By: Wallis, Michael, 1945- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2017]Description: xx, 455 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780871407696; 0871407698Other title: Donner Party in the age of Manifest DestinySubject(s): Donner Party | Pioneers -- California -- History -- 19th century | Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century | Overland journeys to the Pacific | Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) | Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 978/.02 LOC classification: F868.N5 | W36 2017Summary: An account of the 1846 Donner-Reed expedition reveals the true events surrounding the tragedy, profiling the adventurous characters who shaped the group and how various interpersonal factors led to their harrowing experiences.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

An account of the 1846 Donner-Reed expedition reveals the true events surrounding the tragedy, profiling the adventurous characters who shaped the group and how various interpersonal factors led to their harrowing experiences.

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