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A Tour on the Prairies
     

A Tour on the Prairies

by Washington Irving, Richard Batman, John Francis McDermott
 

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ISBN-10: 0806119586

ISBN-13: 9780806119588

Pub. Date: 10/28/1985

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

In 1832, Washington Irving, recently returned from seventeen years’ residence abroad and eager to explore his own country, embarked on an expedition to the country west of Arkansas set aside for the Indians. A Tour on the Prairies is his absorbing account of that journey, which extended from Fort Gibson to the Cross Timbers in what is now Oklahoma.

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In 1832, Washington Irving, recently returned from seventeen years’ residence abroad and eager to explore his own country, embarked on an expedition to the country west of Arkansas set aside for the Indians. A Tour on the Prairies is his absorbing account of that journey, which extended from Fort Gibson to the Cross Timbers in what is now Oklahoma. First published in 1835, it has remained a perennial favorite, retaining its original freshness, vigor, and vividness to this day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806119588
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
10/28/1985
Series:
Western Frontier Library Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
4.39(w) x 7.86(h) x 0.70(d)

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