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The Oregon trail : sketches of prairie and Rocky Mountain life / Francis Parkman.

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  • ISBN: 9781620122495 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1620122499 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [S.I.] : Duke Classics, [2012]

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General Note:
"First published in 1847"--T.p. verso.
Summary, etc.:
Take a trip back in time on the Oregon Trail. This series of non-fiction essays from Francis Parkman details life on the nineteenth-century American frontier, detailing the summer a young Parkman traveled through Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado and Kansas. Along the way, the author spent time hunting and fishing, as well as participating in a buffalo hunt led by members of the Native American tribe, the Oglala Sioux.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on online resource; title from EPUB title page (OverDrive viewed, June 14, 2012).
Subject: West (U.S.) > Description and travel.
Indians of North America > West (U.S.)
Frontier and pioneer life > West (U.S.)
Oregon National Historic Trail.
California National Historic Trail.
West (U.S.) > History > To 1848.
Parkman, Francis, 1823-1893 > Travel > West (U.S.)
Genre: Electronic books.

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