Across The Plains In 1844 (Dodo Press)

Across The Plains In 1844 (Dodo Press)

by Catherine Sager Pringle

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409979128
Publisher: Dodo Press
Publication date: 02/26/2010
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 535,654
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range: 1 - 17 Years

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Across the Plains in 1844 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anna_Kathryn More than 1 year ago
For anyone wanting an authentic account of a Westward journey, this book is it! Catherine wrote about her family's 1844 crossing and the 1847 Whitman Massacre in 1860, leaving for future generations a detailed record of tragedy and triumph that might otherwise have been lost forever. Out of the seven children born to her parents, only Catherine and two of her sisters survived to adulthood. Her two brothers were killed in the massacre and two sisters died in captivity of the measles. I can't recommend this book enough to those looking for a true-to-life account of a plains crossing.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
At only 35 pages this book was a quick trip into the past and felt real. A very good but brief peek into this bygone era.