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The Oregon Trail

A New American Journey

The Oregon Trail( )
Author: Buck, Rinker
ISBN:978-1-4516-5916-0
Publication Date:Jul 2015
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $39.99
Book Description:

Instant New York Times Bestseller * #1 Indie Next Pick * Amazon and Apple Best of the Month "Absorbing...Winning...The many layers in The Oregon Trail are linked by Mr. Buck's voice, which is alert and unpretentious in a manner that put me in mind of Bill Bryson's comic tone in A Walk in the Woods ." -Dwight Garner, The New York Times An epic account of traveling the length of the Oregon Trail the old-fashioned way-in a covered wagon with a team of mules, an audacious journey that...
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Book Details
Pages:464
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / State & Local / West (Ak, Ca, Co, Hi, Id, Mt, Nv, Ut, Wy)
History / United States / 19Th Century
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.494 x 23.622 x 3.556 cm
Author Biography
Buck, Rinker (Author)
Rinker Buck (b. 1950) is an award-winning American journalist and author. He was born and raised in Morristown, NJ. He graduated from Bowdoin College in Brunswick Maine, and began his journalism career as a reporter for the Berkshire Eagle, in 1973. He has since written for several national publications, including: New York, Life, Adweek and the Hartford Courant.

Buck has written numerous non-fiction books, including: The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey, Shane Comes Home, First Job: A Memoir of Growing up at Work, If We Had Wings: The Enduring Dream of Flight, and Flights of Passage.

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