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The Oregon Trail : Sketches of Prairie and Rocky Mountain Life (1847)
by Francis Parkman (Author), Peter Pendrey (lino-cuts)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0486424804, Paperback)
Keen observations and a graphic style characterize the author's remarkable record of a vanishing frontier. Detailed accounts of the hardships experienced while traveling across mountains and prairies; vibrant portraits of emigrants and Western wildlife; and vivid descriptions of Indian life and culture. A classic of American frontier literature.
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Provides an account of the author's 1846 expedition into the American West.
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