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  • Brown, Daniel James, 1951- author.
     
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  • Fosdick, Sarah Graves, 1825-1871.
     
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  • Brown, Daniel James, 1951- -- Travel -- West (U.S.)
     
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  • Donner Party.
     
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  • Women pioneers -- California -- Biography.
     
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  • Brides -- California -- Biography.
     
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  • Pioneers -- California -- History -- 19th century.
     
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  • Overland journeys to the Pacific.
     
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  • Frontier and pioneer life -- California.
     
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  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- History -- 19th century.
     
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    The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of the Donner Party / Daniel James Brown.
    by Brown, Daniel James, 1951- author.
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    New York : Harper Perennial, 2010.
    Subjects
  • Fosdick, Sarah Graves, 1825-1871.
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  • Brown, Daniel James, 1951- -- Travel -- West (U.S.)
  •  
  • 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.
  • Genre: 
    Biographies.
    History.
    ISBN: 
    0061348112
    9780061348112
    Description: 
    xiv, 337, 18 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
    Edition: 
    First Harper Perennial edition.
    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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    Originally published: W. Morrow, 2009.
    Summary note: 
    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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    Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-337).
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