Across the wide Missouri

Title Across the wide Missouri
Names De Voto, Bernard.
Book Number DB033338
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Originally published in 1947. The author chronicles the history of the Rocky Mountain fur trade, which flourished in the 1830s. He describes the business as a vocation--although the rivalry between competing companies was often violent--and examines its relationship to westward expansion. Volume 2 of a trilogy and sequel to "The Year of Decision: 1846." Pulitzer Prize.
Narrator Metzler, Art.
Local Subject History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
History - History of the American West - HUSW
Award-Winning Adult Books - AWA
History - U.S., frontier history - HUSF
History, U.S. - 19th Century - HUN
History - Modern World - HWO
History - North America - HWN
Sequel - SEQ
Long Book - LO
Audience Notes Male narrator.
Pulitzer Prize winner.
LC Subject Fur trade - West (U.S.) - History - 19th century
West (U.S.) - History - To 1848
Call Number 978 ANF
Language English
Released 1947
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 1947 (APH, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1987, c1947.
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