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

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

Label
The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of the Donner Party
Title
The indifferent stars above
Title remainder
the harrowing saga of the Donner Party
Statement of responsibility
Daniel James Brown
Creator
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
Cataloging source
BKL
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1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Daniel James
Dewey number
  • 978/.02092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
F868.N5
LC item number
B838 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fosdick, Sarah Graves
  • Brown, Daniel James
  • Donner Party
  • Women pioneers
  • Brides
  • Pioneers
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
  • West (U.S.)
Label
The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of the Donner Party, Daniel James Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: W. Morrow, 2009
Bar code
  • 31223114733398
  • 31223114733372
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
xiv, 337, 17 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780061348112
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • 635970948
  • (OCoLC)635970948
Label
The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of the Donner Party, Daniel James Brown
Publication
Note
Originally published: W. Morrow, 2009
Bar code
  • 31223114733398
  • 31223114733372
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
xiv, 337, 17 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780061348112
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • 635970948
  • (OCoLC)635970948

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