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Ordeal by hunger : the story of the Donner party

The true story of the hardships encountered by the Donner Party on their 1846 overland trip to California.

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  • "The true story of the hardships encountered by the Donner Party on their 1846 overland trip to California."
  • "The true story of the hardships encountered by the Donner Party on their 1846 overland trip to California."@en
  • "An account of the ill-fated overland journey of a group of pioneers who set out for California in 1846."@en
  • "Enroute to California, a party of settlers was trapped in the snowy freezing-cold Sierra."
  • "Describes the journey of the ill-fated Donner Party, ninety pioneers who became stranded in the Sierra Nevada mountains in the winter of 1846-47."@en
  • "Describes the journey of the ill-fated Donner Party, ninety pioneers who became stranded in the Sierra Nevada mountains in the winter of 1846-47."
  • "The tragedy of the Donner party constitutes one of the most amazing stories of the American West. In 1846 eighty-seven people -- men, women, and children -- set out for California, persuaded to attempt a new overland route. After struggling across the desert, losing many oxen, and nearly dying of thirst, they reached the very summit of the Sierras, only to be trapped by blinding snow and bitter storms. Many perished; some survived by resorting to cannibalism; all were subjected to unbearable suffering. Incorporating the diaries of the survivors and other contemporary documents, George Stewart wrote the definitive history of that ill-fated band of pioneers; an astonishing account of what human beings may endure and achieve in the final press of circumstanc."
  • "The desperate story of pioneers who braved barren waste land only to be trapped in the Sierras by snow and storms. What followed is an incredible tale of hardship in which many perished and only a few survived - through the desperate extremes of cannibalism. This is a novel based on true accounts."@en
  • "Enroute to California (1847-1846), a party of settlers was trapped in the snowy freezing-cold Sierra."@en
  • "The tragedy of the Donner party constitutes one of the most amazing stories of the American West. In 1846 eighty-seven people -- men, women, and children -- set out for California, persuaded to attempt a new overland route. After struggling across the desert, losing many oxen, and nearly dying of thirst, they reached the very summit of the Sierras, only to be trapped by blinding snow and bitter storms. Many perished; some survived by resorting to cannibalism; all were subjected to unbearable suffering. Incorporating the diaries of the survivors and other contemporary documents, George Stewart wrote the definitive history of that ill-fated band of pioneers; an astonishing account of what human beings may endure and achieve in the final press of circumstance."
  • "The tragedy of the Donner party constitutes one of the most amazing stories of the American West. In 1846 eighty-seven people -- men, women, and children -- set out for California, persuaded to attempt a new overland route. After struggling across the desert, losing many oxen, and nearly dying of thirst, they reached the very summit of the Sierras, only to be trapped by blinding snow and bitter storms. Many perished; some survived by resorting to cannibalism; all were subjected to unbearable suffering. Incorporating the diaries of the survivors and other contemporary documents, George Stewart wrote the definitive history of that ill-fated band of pioneers; an astonishing account of what human beings may endure and achieve in the final press of circumstance."@en

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  • "Ordeal by hunger : the story of the donner party"
  • "Ordeal by hunger : the story of the Donner party"
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  • "Ordeal by hunger : the story of the Donner Party. With drawings by Ray Boynton, maps and other illustr"
  • "Ordeal by hunger; the story of the Donner Party"
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  • "Ordeal by hunger : the story of the Donner Party"
  • "Ordeal by hunger; the story of the Donner Party"@en
  • "Ordeal by hunger; the story of the Donner party"
  • "Ordeal by Hunger. The story of the Donner Party, etc. [With plates and maps.]"@en
  • "Ordeal by hunger"@en
  • "Ordeal by hunger"
  • "Ordeal by hunger. The story of the Donner party, etc. [An account of the expedition, led by George Donner, from Wyoming into California, in 1846. With plates, maps and a bibliography.]"@en
  • "Ordeal by hunger : the story of the donner party, g. stewart"
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  • "Ordeal by hunger the story of the Donner Party"
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