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The Resource The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of a Donner Party bride, Daniel James Brown

The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of a Donner Party bride, Daniel James Brown

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The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of a Donner Party bride
Title
The indifferent stars above
Title remainder
the harrowing saga of a Donner Party bride
Statement of responsibility
Daniel James Brown
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
312059
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Daniel James
Dewey number
978/.02092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
F868.N5
LC item number
B838 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Fosdick, Sarah Graves
  • Brown, Daniel James
  • Brown, Daniel James
  • Fosdick, Sarah Graves
  • Donner Party
  • Women pioneers
  • Brides
  • Pioneers
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • Brides
  • Donner Party
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Pioneers
  • Travel
  • Women pioneers
  • California
  • United States
  • West United States
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the harrowing saga of a Donner Party bride
Label
The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of a Donner Party bride, Daniel James Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-337)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn259754286
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 337 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780061348105
Lccn
2008040646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)259754286
Label
The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of a Donner Party bride, Daniel James Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-337)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn259754286
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 337 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780061348105
Lccn
2008040646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)259754286

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