Lewis & Clark: voyage of discovery

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National Geographic Society, 1998 - History - 255 pages
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"Interweaves choice entries from the explorers' journals with the author's own latter-day chronicle of how he and his family continue to discover the Trail today."--Jacket.

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User Review  - hslone1 - LibraryThing

Great book with an indepth look at what went on with Lewis and his "dark days." It's good that he asked Clark or the expedition might not have been so successful. Although this was historical fiction ... Read full review

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This National Geographic book is lavish and contains stunningly beautiful photos with accompanying text that is exceptionally well written! If you want to learn more about the Lewis and Clark ... 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.

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