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Death Valley in '49

Manly, William Lewis

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ISBN 10: 0912494239 / ISBN 13: 9780912494234
Published by Chalfant Press, Bishop, California, U.S.A., 1977
Used Condition: Near fine Soft cover
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Title: Death Valley in '49

Publisher: Chalfant Press, Bishop, California, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Near fine

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

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Death in the desert under a relentless sun. This is an eyewitness account of wagon train pioneer families in 1849, who faced the horrifying heat of what is now known as Death Valley, California and survived the ordeal through an act of incredible heroism. It is also a first person account, never before recorded as an audio book, of working the California gold fields, crossing through the Panama jungle and witnessing the horror of slavery in America. It is a unique document of history and adventure.

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Miner, rancher, adventurer William Lewis Manly lived through the Gold Rush and the opening of the American west and wrote a personal account, so that These events would never be forgotten.

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