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OUT WEST: AN AMERICAN JOURNEY

Duncan, Dayton

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ISBN 10: 0670808229 / ISBN 13: 9780670808229
Published by Viking Pr, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1987
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Bubb paper over boards witeh maroon spinestrip lettered in gilt. Maps on end papers of Lewis and Clark Exploration and Dayton duncan's route. Black & white photographs. Contents. Bibliography. Index. Bookseller Inventory # 002233

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Title: OUT WEST: AN AMERICAN JOURNEY

Publisher: Viking Pr, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Describes the author's trip through the American West--retracing Lewis and Clark's historic trail from the Gateway Arch in St. Louis to the Oregon coast--and his encounters with the people who have adopted the myths of the West

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Following Lewis and Clark's 1804-06 expedition route, transplanted (to New Hampshire) Iowan Duncan weaves a description of that journey with his own and that area's history. Although adding what has happened in intervening years is reasonable, it occasionally interrupts the dramatic juxtaposition between the 19th-century explorers and the 20th-century writer. Nevertheless, we are left with a sense of awe for Lewis and Clark's accomplishment and envy for Duncan's travels. This is a book of adventure, sightseeing, history, people, and the land. With Duncan, we see Omaha stockyards, depressed farm country, an Indian "sweat," legalized buffalo hunting, and a Nez Perce powwow. His travels engender a concern for the plight of the Native American and the declining family farm. Photos not seen. Roger W. Fromm, Bloomsburg Univ. of Pennsylvania Lib.
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