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The explorers : a new history of America in ten expeditions / Amanda Bellows.

Summary:
"A fascinating new history of America, told through the stories of a diverse cast of ten extraordinary-and often overlooked-adventurers, from Sacagawea to Sally Ride, who pushed the boundaries of discovery and determined our national destiny"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063227408
  • ISBN: 0063227401
  • Physical Description: vi, 368 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2024]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-352) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Sacagawea the navigator -- James Beckwourth the mountain man -- Laura Ingalls Wilder the homesteader -- John Muir the preservationist -- Florence Merriam Bailey the conservationist -- William Sheppard the missionary -- Harriet Chalmers Adams the geographer -- Matthew Henson the Arctic explorer -- Amelia Earhart the aviator -- Sally Ride the astronaut -- Epilogue: the future of American exploration.
Subject: Adventure and adventurers > United States > Biography.
Explorers > United States > Biography.
United States > Discovery and exploration.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carroll Valley Library 910.92 BELLOWS (Text)
Endowment: Michael and Gail Pavlovich Named Endowment, 2024
35740636068454 New Nonfiction Checked Out 06/27/2024


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