A Scattered People: An American Family Moves West
This remarkable, innovative book portrays the American experience in microcosm, Gerald McFarland tells the story of U.S. westward expansion through the stories of his own ancestors -- from their arrival in Massachusetts in 1630, through successive generations that moved west, at length reaching the West Coast in 1900.
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A scattered people: an American family moves WestUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In this well-written volume, McFarland follows the descendants of five colonial families as they meet and marry, sharing "dreams of purity or dreams of plenty'' while slowly but steadily pushing ... Read full review
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McFarland has written a fascinating history of his ancestors' move to the west over generations. He managed to unearth an amazing level of detail about many of their lives. The book provides great ... Read full review