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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

Label
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
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
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Daniel James
Dewey number
  • 978/.02092
  • B
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fosdick, Sarah Graves
  • Donner Party
  • Women pioneers
  • Brides
  • Pioneers
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
  • Brown, Daniel James
  • West (U.S.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of a Donner Party bride, Daniel James Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
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
Note
978.02092 F786 ; L ; XX-N ; C0906BT4(GV) ; Rev.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 259754286
  • (Sirsi) 259754286
  • (OCoLC)259754286
Label
The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of a Donner Party bride, Daniel James Brown
Publication
Copyright
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
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
Note
978.02092 F786 ; L ; XX-N ; C0906BT4(GV) ; Rev.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 259754286
  • (Sirsi) 259754286
  • (OCoLC)259754286

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