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ὂ  ῳ The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of the Donner Party library ⚤ E-Pub Author Daniel James Brown ⚹ ὂ ῳ The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of the Donner Party library ⚤ E-Pub Author Daniel James Brown ⚹ An ideal pairing of talent and material Engrossing A deft and endearing storyteller Mary Roach, New York Times Book Review Daniel James Brown brings the myth to life, transforming faint history class memories into gripping reality BookPage Brown tells the tale with a novelists touch Boston Globe A compelling retelling of the ghastly events surrounding the Donner party Daniel James Brown, using one survivors experience as his focus, moves beyond the cardboard figures depicted in previous accounts and shows how the lucky few endured and survived Irvin Molotsky, author of The Flag, The Poet and the Song The Story of the Star Spangled Banner In this gripping narrative, Brown reveals the extremes of endurance that underlie the history of this nation, and than that, of humanity in any part of the world, even today, surviving great peril in search of a better life Nina Burleigh A skillful, suspenseful study of the Donner Party Brown creates a thorough and unique narrative A moving man against nature tragedy that still resonates today Kirkus Reviews Remarkable Hard to put down Seattle TimesFrom the 1 bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat comes an unforgettable epic of family, tragedy, and survival on the American frontierAn ideal pairing of talent and material Engrossing A deft and ambitious storyteller Mary Roach, New York Times Book ReviewIn April of 1846, twenty one year old Sarah Graves, intent on a better future, set out west from Illinois with her new husband, her parents, and eight siblings Seven months later, after joining a party of pioneers led by George Donner, they reached the Sierra Nevada Mountains as the first heavy snows of the season closed the pass ahead of them In early December, starving and desperate, Sarah and fourteen others set out for California on snowshoes, and, over the next thirty two days, endured almost unfathomable hardships and horrors.In this gripping narrative, New York Times bestselling author Daniel James Brown sheds new light on one of the most legendary events in American history Following every painful footstep of Sarahs journey with the Donner Party, Brown produces a tale both spellbinding and richly informative. 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    • Format Kindle
    • 384 pages
    • 0061348112
    • The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of the Donner Party
    • Daniel James Brown
    • Anglais
    • 2017-08-05T10:39+02:00