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Down the Great Unknown John Wesley Powell's 1869 Journey of Discovery and Tragedy Through the Grand Canyon

ISBN-10: 0060955864
ISBN-13: 9780060955861
Edition: N/A
Authors: Edward Dolnick
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Description: 0n May 24, 1869, a one-armed Civil War veteran named John Wesley Powell and a ragtag band of nine mountain men embarked on the last great quest in the American West. No one had ever explored the fabled Grand Canyon; to adventurers of that era it was  More...

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Book details

List price: $13.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/17/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

0n May 24, 1869, a one-armed Civil War veteran named John Wesley Powell and a ragtag band of nine mountain men embarked on the last great quest in the American West. No one had ever explored the fabled Grand Canyon; to adventurers of that era it was a region almost as mysterious as Atlantis -- and as perilous. The ten men set out down the mighty Colorado River in wooden rowboats. Six survived. Drawing on rarely examined diaries and journals, Down the Great Unknown is the first book to tell the full, true story.

The Challenge
The Crew
The Launch
Ashley Falls
Paradise
Disaster
Shiloh
The Hornets' Nest
Hell's Half Mile
Fire
The First Milestone
Hoax
Last Taste of Civilization
Trapped
"Hurra! Hurra! Hurra!"
Outmatched
Flash Flood
To the Taj Mahal
Grand Canyon
Time's Abyss
The Great Unknown
Sockdolager
Fight
Misery
Separation Rapid
Deliverance
The Vanishing
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index

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