People of the Westby Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns (Introduction), Stephen Ives (Introduction)
What was life like in the West before the arrival of the settlers from Europe? How did it feel to be the first white woman to cross the Continental Divide? What was it like to live in a house made of sod on a vast, treeless prairie, or to be part of the great California Gold Rush? This engaging volume answers these questions and more, telling the personal stories of 15 people who struggled to make this land their home. Photos.
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