One more river to cross / Jane Kirkpatrick.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Detroit Lakes Public Library||LARGE PRINT KIR (Text)||33500013173281||New||Checked out||02/18/2020|
|Thief River Falls Public Library||lp KIR (Text)||35500006223471||Main||Checked out||02/11/2020|
- ISBN: 9781643583587
- ISBN: 1643583581
- Physical Description: 477 pages (large print) : illustration ; 23 cm
- Edition: Center Point large print edition.
- Publisher: Thordike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 
- Copyright: ©2019
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Based on true events, this compelling survival story by award-winning novelist Jane Kirkpatrick is full of grit and endurance. Beset by storms, bad timing, and desperate decisions, 8 women, 17 children, and one man must outlast winter in the middle of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in 1844.
1844. The Stevens-Murphy company left Missouri to be the first wagons into California through the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Mostly Irish Catholics, the party sought religious freedom and education in the mission-dominated land. When a heavy snowstorm hits in October, the party separates in three directions. Now young Mary Sullivan, newlywed Sarah Montgomery, widowed Ellen Murphy, and her pregnant sister-in-law Maolisa each risks losing those they loved. Two women and four men go overland around Lake Tahoe, three men stay to guard the heaviest wagons-- and eight women and seventeen children, huddled in a cabin at the headwaters of the Yuba River. Waiting for rescue ... or death. -- adapted from back cover
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