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Entering the Great Basin: Explore the California Trail Through Wells, Nevada
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
From the Parting of the Ways, where the Oregon and California Trails separated, this book follows the California-bound wagon trains. It describes sites such as the City of Rocks, Record Bluff, Goose Creek, Thousand Springs Valley, Humboldt Wells, and the Humboldt River.
Mountains, Grass and Water: Explore the Hastings Cutoff and Overland Trail through Ruby Valley, Nevada
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,630. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
This book follows two historically important trails, the Hastings Cutoff and the Overland Trail, through the lush Ruby Valley of Nevada. Historian Charles Greenhaw describes the vivid history of this valley shadowed by 11,000-foot peaks of the Ruby Mountains. It is a valley once visited by such western notables as John Fremont, Kit Carson, Lansford Hastings, George Donner and Samuel Clements.
Canyon of Death
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 9. Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
On the American Frontier in the 1800s, the greatest loss of life on the Oregon Trail was not from Indians, accidents, or weather. The biggest danger was unexpected, silent, and deadly. Josiah and his party come across a large herd of cattle on its way to the California gold fields with drovers that are dying or dead. Read Puz's latest novel, Bride by Mail.
Bitter Passage
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,330. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This historic novel traces the challenges and hardships of a family's struggle during America's epic 1849 Gold Rush.