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The Oregon Trail, Parkman, Francis
Author Name:    Parkman, Francis

Title:   The Oregon Trail

Binding:   Mass Market Paperback

Book Condition:   Good+

Edition:   Fifth Printing

Publisher:   New York The New American Library 1955

Seller ID:   003619

Spine slightly curved, protective plastic loose at top back corner, corners somewhat bumped. Text is slightly yellowed, but clean and unmarked.

"An absorbing true-to-life narrative packed with a fascinating variety of pioneers and adventurers, Mormons and outlaws, trappers and half-breeds. As related by a young American who set out to discover for himself the thrills and dangers of the Westward Trek, here are recreated the strange species of humanity found [150] years ago in that lawless, uncivilized region; where buffalo still ran wild and dangerous, and marauding bands of Indians made vigilance the price of life. Francis Parkman set out on his well-known journey in 1846, after graduation from Harvard. It was this eyewitness account of his trip, together with a 7-volume panorama on the history of the European struggle for domination over North America, that firmly established Parkman not only as a sociologist and historian, but as an exciting story-teller."" Introduction by A.B. Guthrie, Jr.; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall

Autobiography History Pioneers Mormons Native Americans Indians Westward Trek Adventure



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