York Proceeded On: The Lewis and Clark Expedition Through the Eyes of Their Forgotten Member

Overview

The Lewis and Clark Expedition was filled with adventures and danger. Most of us know something of its travelers, almost all being familiar with Captain Meriwether Lewis, Captain William Clark, and Sacajawea. But one important member of the Expedition if often overlooked, Clark's slave York.

This short story tells the tale of the Corps of Discovery from York's perspective. We join York as he shares the stories of his adventures with his ...

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Overview

The Lewis and Clark Expedition was filled with adventures and danger. Most of us know something of its travelers, almost all being familiar with Captain Meriwether Lewis, Captain William Clark, and Sacajawea. But one important member of the Expedition if often overlooked, Clark's slave York.

This short story tells the tale of the Corps of Discovery from York's perspective. We join York as he shares the stories of his adventures with his grandchildren, in his cabin in Kentucky.

While the setting is fictional, as well as the family he may or may not have ever had, the adventures he shares with them are based in history.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781456589363
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/29/2011
  • Pages: 90
  • Sales rank: 794,449
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.19 (d)

Meet the Author

Catherine is mom, teacher, student, and historian - not necessarily in that order. The Lewis and Clark Expedition is one of the topics that she goes back to repeatedly. After writing several non-fiction books on the topic, she was motivated to write her first fiction book on the topic. She quickly decided that telling the story from the perspective of William Clark's slave was the angle she wanted to take, since York's part in the Expedition is so often overlooked.
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