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Domnauer, Teresa.

Summary: Traces Lewis & Clarke's exploratory journey acorss the western United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.804 DOM

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.46 DOM

Duncan, Dayton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.8 DUN

Twain, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Published for the Iowa Center for Textual Studies by the University of California Press 1972

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.409 TWA

Roper, Robert

Summary: "The author of the immortal Lolita and Pale Fire, born to an eminent Russian family, conjures the apotheosis of the high modernist artist: cultured, refined-as European as they come. But Vladimir Nabokov, who came to America fleeing the Nazis, came to think of his time here as the richest of his life. Indeed, Nabokov was not only happiest here, but his best work flowed from his response to this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 NABOKOV, VLADIMIR ROP

Montgomery, M. R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799.1755 MON

Summary: Sixteen wild horses, five states, four men and 3000 miles. The journey of a lifetime riding from Mexico to Canada through the deepest backcountry in the American West to see the remaining open spaces and prove the worth of 50,000 wild horses and burros currently in holding pens.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC UNB

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fulcrum 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.804 ROA

Bowden, Charles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BOWDEN, CHARLES BOW

Kirkpatrick, Jane

Summary: In 1911, Carrie Strahorn wrote a memoir entitled Fifteen Thousand Miles by Stage , which shared some of the most exciting events of 25 years of traveling and shaping the American West with her husband, Robert Strahorn, a railroad promoter, investor, and writer. That is all fact. Everything She Didn't Say imagines Carrie nearly ten years later as she decides to write down what was really on her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION KIR

Dobson, Patrick.

Contents: A leap into the prairie sea -- I'm going to Helena, Montana : the Kansas cities -- Don't worry, kid, you'll be all right : Lawrence, Topeka, Saint Marys, Wamego -- It's the best you're gonna find here : Manhattan, Randolph, Marysville -- You'll find everything you need there : Beatrice, Nebraska; Wilber -- The Jims : Friend, Hastings, Hansen, Minden -- It's better to try something and apologize...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.804 DOB

Kirkpatrick, Jane

Summary: "In 1911, Carrie Strahorn wrote a memoir entitled Fifteen Thousand Miles by Stage, which shared some of the most exciting events of 25 years of traveling and shaping the American West with her husband, Robert Strahorn, a railroad promoter, investor, and writer. In this fictionalized story, Carrie revisits those adventures, exploring the lessons she learned"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC KIR

Ketcham, Christopher

Summary: "The public lands of the western United States comprise some 450 million acres of grassland, steppe land, canyons, forests, and mountains. It's an American commons, and it is under assault as never before. Journalist Christopher Ketcham has been documenting the confluence of commercial exploitation and governmental misconduct in this region for over a decade. His revelatory book takes the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.73 KET

Zimmerman, Karla

Summary: Whether exploring your own backyard or somewhere new, discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet Route 66 Road Trips . Featuring trips from Chicago to Los Angeles, plus up-to-date advice on the destinations you'll visit along the way, you can visit all of Route 66's kooky roadside attractions and friendly towns with your trusted travel companion. Jump in the car, turn up the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd. 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 910 TRAVEL USA

Lewis, Meriwether

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "At the dawn of the 19th century, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark embarked on an unprecedented journey from St. Louis, Missouri to the Pacific Ocean and back again. Their assignment was to explore the newly acquired Louisiana Territory and record the geography, flora, fauna, and people they encountered along the way. The tale of their incredible journey, meticulously recorded in their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Adventure Classics 2002

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Raban, Jonathan.

Summary: Examines the westward migration of homesteaders into the Montana and Dakota plains looking at the people who settled the area and the hardships they endured.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 RAB

Summary: Justine Shapiro follows the Blue Ridge Parkway, journeying to Tennessee and the city of Nashville. She visits its famous country music sites and the old plantation home of US President, Andrew Jackson. Justine then hits the legendary Route 66, stopping at a giant cattle auction in Oklahoma City. She then joins the 'Trail of Tears' memorial walk for Native Americans before crossing the Texas...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.1 GLO

Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw.

Summary: Examines several aspects of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, describing the adventurers' experiences and the conditions they traveled under, and presenting illustrations and modern photos of the places they passed through.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.8 PAT

Edwards, Judith

Summary: An account, told in the words of one participant, of the difficulties and wonders that were part of the Lewis and Clark expedition to explore the land obtained as part of the Louisiana Purchase.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.804 Edwards

Lawliss, Chuck.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.H. Smith Pub. Co. 1985

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 978 LAW

Murphy, Patricia J.

Summary: The story of Olivia and her family on their exciting journey along the Oregon Trail is used to describe what it was like to be a pioneer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2008

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Meloy, Ellen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.9 MEL

Abbey, Edward

Summary: Long considered an underground classic, The Journey Home stands beside Desert Solitude as one of Abbey's most important works. In a voice edged with chagrin, Abbey offers a portrait of the American West that readers will not soon forget, presenting the reflections and observations of a man who left the urban world behind in pursuit of the natural one and the myths buried therein.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 1991

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Knowles, Drew

Summary: Presents a guide to the architecture, natural wonders, museums, vintage hotels and motels, attractions, and tourist traps found on Route 66.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Santa Monica Press 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.804 KNO

Summary: From Denver to D.C., this DVD collection explores the heart of America's scenic beauty and legendary trains.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Topics Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AME