The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of the Donner Party / Daniel James Brown.
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- ISBN: 0061348112
- ISBN: 9780061348112
- Physical Description: xvi, 337 pages, 18 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
- Edition: 1st Harper Perennial ed.
- Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2010.
Originally published: W. Morrow, 2009.
"P.S. insights , interviews & more" -- cover.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-337).
|Formatted Contents Note:||
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.
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.
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