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Summary: Meet Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and relive their historic expedition to explore the land from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Coast. Commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson after the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, the primary objective of Lewis and Clark's perilous journey was to explore and map the newly acquired territory, find a practical route across the Western half of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV AME

Domnauer, Teresa.

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.804 DOM

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

Duncan, Dayton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1993

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.8 DUN

Parkman, Francis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1983

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 978 PAR

Twain, Mark

Format: text

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

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1 available in Adult, 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

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

Montgomery, M. R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1995

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 799.1755 MON

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fulcrum 2002

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1 available in Adult, 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

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

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

Rawlins, C. L. (Clem L.)

Summary: With a rift between himself, his family, and his heritage, Rawlins begins a journey in the American interior with a team of horses, three dogs, a herd of sheep, and a friend. There he encounters not only the landscape but the mysteries of his heart and an understanding of himself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 508.78 RAW

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 Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION KIR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kirkpatrick 2018

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.804 DOB

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 910 TRAVEL USA

Lewis, Meriwether

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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1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.804 LEW

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

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1 available in Adult, 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

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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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.804 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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.804 EDW

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 917.804 Edwards

Lawliss, Chuck.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 978 LAW

Meloy, Ellen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2002

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Lewis, Meriwether

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco Press 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 978 LEW

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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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 ABB

Parkman, Francis

Summary: Contains "The Oregon Trail," a collection of essays that first appeared in the "Knickerbocker Magazine," discussing Parkman's trip to Oregon in 1846, and "The Conspiracy of Pontiac," relating Ottawa leader Pontiac's attacks on British forts and settlements in the 1760s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Literary Classics of the United States 1991

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 978 PAR