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The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of a Donner Party bride / Daniel James Brown.

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Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch LP 979.c Brown, Daniel (Text) 78294000249345 Adult Large Print Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781615230372
  • ISBN: 1615230378
  • Physical Description: xviii, 646 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates (large print) : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Doubleday large print home library ed.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, [2009]

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A sprightly boy and a romping girl -- The barren earth -- The meager by the meager were devoured -- In the reproof of chance -- Appendix: The Donner Party encampments.
Summary, etc.:
A chronicle of the mid-nineteenth-century wagon train tragedy draws on the perspectives of one of its survivors, Sarah Graves, recounting how her new husband and she joined the Donner party on their California-bound journey and encountered violent perils, in an account that also offers insight into the scientific reasons that some died while others survived.
Subject: Fosdick, Sarah Graves, 1825-1871.
Donner Party.
Women pioneers > California > Biography.
Brides > California > Biography.
Pioneers > California > History > 19th century.
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
Frontier and pioneer life > California.
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) > History > 19th century.
Brown, Daniel, 1951- > Travel > West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) > Description and travel.
Large type books.

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