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The oregon trail [electronic resource] : An ... Read More

Buck, Rinker.(Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781451659184 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource

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#1 Indie Next Pick for July 2015 "Part Laura ... Read More
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Electronic reproduction. New York : Simon & ... Read More
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Summary: #1 Indie Next Pick for July 2015 "Part Laura Ingalls Wilder, part Jack Kerouac, The Oregon Trail is an idiosyncratic and irresistible addition to the canon of American road-trip literature." —George Howe Colt "Astonishing...By turns frankly hilarious, historically elucidating, emotionally touching, and deeply informative...An inspired exploration of American identity." —Kirkus Reviews (starred reviewFrom "a virtuoso storyteller in a very American vein" (Phillip Lopate), The Oregon Trail is an epic account of traveling the length of the Oregon Trail the old-fashioned way—in a covered wagon with a team of mules, an audacious journey that hasn't been attempted in a century—which also chronicles the rich history of the trail, the people who made the migration, and its significance to the country. Spanning two thousand miles and traversing six states from Missouri to the Pacific coast, the...

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