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Ordeal by hunger the story of the Donner Party. by George Rippey Stewart

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Donner Party

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination394 p.
Number of Pages394
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23249111M

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Ordeal by Hunger: The Story of the Donner Party References to this book About the author () George R. Stewart () taught for more than fifty years at the University of California, /5(4). Ordeal by Hunger: The Story of the Donner Party by Stewart, George R. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Ordeal by Hunger: the Story of the Donner Party by Stewart, George R - AbeBooks. Ordeal by Hunger: The Story of the Donner Party by George R. Stewart avg. rating Ratings The tragedy of the Donner party constitutes one of . Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Ordeal by hunger by George Rippey Stewart, , Pocket Books edition, in English Ordeal by hunger ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by:

Ordeal by Hunger, by George R. Stewart (read 27 July ) This was read while on a trip to Salt Lake is the gripping story of the Donner party, and it aroused my interest because I early learned a member of the Donner party was Lewis Keseberg, who came from Westphalia, Germany.4/5(7).   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Ordeal by hunger by George Rippey Stewart, , University of Nebraska Press edition, in English. : Ordeal by Hunger: The Story of the Donner Party () by Stewart, George R. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K). And the man who best told the story of these odd Americans, wrenching it away from the penny-dreadful press of the 19th Century, slicing away the innuendo and whispers, giving it poignancy and humanity, was George Rippey Stewart and his book, "Ordeal By Hunger".Cited by: