The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of a Donner Party bride / Daniel James Brown
Book | William Morrow | 2009 | First edition.

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Edition
First edition.
Description
xiv, 337 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [295]-337).
Summary
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.
Contents
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.
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ISBN
9780061348105
0061348104
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