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The tragic tale of Narcissa Whitman and a faithful history of the Oregon Trail, written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness

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The tragic tale of Narcissa Whitman and a faithful history of the Oregon Trail
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The tragic tale of Narcissa Whitman and a faithful history of the Oregon Trail
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written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness
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Narcissa Whitman and a faithful history of the Oregon Trail
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Language
eng
Summary
Reveals what really happened when Narcissa Whitman and her husband, Marcus, embarked on a perilous quest through the untamed Oregon Trail to spread the word of the Bible to the Indians
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 917.804/20922
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F880
LC item number
.H275 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
The tragic tale of Narcissa Whitman and a faithful history of the Oregon Trail, written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness
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The tragic tale of Narcissa Whitman and a faithful history of the Oregon Trail, written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness
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  • "The native peoples of the West, tough trappers & their fearless fur quests, mountain man rendezvous, and much, much more"--Cover
  • "A Cheryl Harness history"--Cover
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 140-141) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Over the river and through the mountains: Westward -- Beaver hats -- Narcissa -- Narcissa, Marcus, and dreams of glory: Medicine quest -- Marcus -- Hello, good-bye -- Spaldings -- Journey: February 19 -- May 3 Angelica, New York, to Liberty, Missouri -- May 3 -- May 26 -- Liberty, Missouri, to the Catch Up (Nebraska) -- May 26 -- June 13 -- Across Nebraska along the Platte River Road, up to Fort Laramie (Wyoming) -- June 21 -- July 18 from Laramie to the Green River rendevous -- Rendevous on the green -- July 18 -- August 19 rendezvous (Wyoming) to Fort Boise (Idaho) -- August 22 -- September 12 Fort Boise (Idaho) to Fort Vancouver (Washington) -- Rest of the way -- Oregon country: Father of Oregon -- Disappointments at Waiilatpu, Where the rye grass grows -- Dr. Whitman's great adventure -- Destiny: Orphans of the trail -- Great experiment -- Measles and blood -- World they left behind: Revenge -- Epilogue -- More information -- Ezra Meeker, Champion of the Oregon Trail -- Oregon Trail map -- Oregon Trail chronology -- Resources -- Index
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ocm62172809
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9780792259206
Lccn
2005030930
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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  • (Sirsi) i9780792259206
  • (OCoLC)62172809

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