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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to American place-names: a concise and selective dictionary for the continental ....    

The California Trail: An Epic with Many Heroes

George R. Stewart - Fiction - 1962 - 339 pages
In 1841 and 1842 small groups of emigrants tried to discover a route to California passable by wagons. Without reliable maps or guides, they pushed ahead, retreated, detoured ...
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Ordeal by Hunger: The Story of the Donner Party

George Rippey Stewart - History - 1960 - 394 pages
An account of the ill-fated overland journey of a group of pioneers who set out for California in 1846
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Earth Abides

George Rippey Stewart - Fiction - 2006 - 345 pages
Returning from a field trip, Isherwood Williams discovers that a mysterious plague has destroyed human civilization during his absence and makes his way to San Francisco, where ...
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Pickett's Charge: A Microhistory of the Final Attack at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863

George Rippey Stewart - History - 1991 - 354 pages
This book covers a critical part of the Battle of Gettysburg.
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Sheep rock: a novel

George Rippey Stewart - Fiction - 1951 - 286 pages
A poet tries to reconstruct the history of a place in the Nevada desert by a few relics he finds.
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