Lewis & Clark: voyage of discovery

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National Geographic Society, 1998 - History - 255 pages
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Chronicles the epic journey of Lewis and Clark across uncharted wilderness to the Pacific Ocean, in a narrative that incorporates entries from the explorers' journals

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User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

This coffee table book serves as a useful and fascinating supplement to Mr. Ambrose's spectacular book, "Undaunted Courage," which tells the story of Lewis & Clark and the Corps of Discovery's epic ... Read full review

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User Review  - Socraticgadfly - Goodreads

Very good in spots, very Stephen Ambrose in spots The historical account is great for the most part, but I have two complaints. The first is that Ambrose injects himself and his family too much into ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Historian Stephen E. Ambrose grew up in Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin and the University of Louisiana. Ambrose is considered to be one of the foremost historical scholars of recent times and has been a professor for over three decades. He is also the founder and president of the National D-Day Museum in New Orleans. His works include D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II, Citizen Soldiers: The U. S. Army from Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945, Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest and Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West. Abrose served historical consultant on the motion picture Saving Private Ryan.