Donner Party Cookbook: A Guide to Survival on the Hastings Cut Off by Terry A. Del Bene, PH. D. del Bene, Terry Alan Del Bene |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Donner Party Cookbook: A Guide to Survival on the Hastings Cut Off

Donner Party Cookbook: A Guide to Survival on the Hastings Cut Off

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by Terry A. Del Bene, PH. D. del Bene, Terry Alan Del Bene
     
 
The tale of the 1846-1847 Donner Party whose members were snowbound in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Anthropologist, Terry Del Bene uncovers the layers of social and cultural belief and action that resulted in the tragedy. To lighten the mood, the author also includes 19th century recipes that the travelers cooked on the trail--before the food ran out.

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The tale of the 1846-1847 Donner Party whose members were snowbound in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Anthropologist, Terry Del Bene uncovers the layers of social and cultural belief and action that resulted in the tragedy. To lighten the mood, the author also includes 19th century recipes that the travelers cooked on the trail--before the food ran out.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780972221733
Publisher:
Horse Creek Publications
Publication date:
12/01/2003
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.78(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.23(d)

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Guest More than 1 year ago
This was given to me as a gift. It was a factual book on the donner party itself and the mishaps that they were presented with, along with recipes of food similar to what they would have eaten then during their journey, leaving out the human meat of course. It was a great book.