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    • Desperate Passage

    • The Donner Party's Perilous Journey West
    • By: Ethan Rarick
    • Narrated by: Christopher Prince
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 595
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 494
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 495

    In late October 1846, the last wagon train of that year's westward migration stopped overnight before resuming its arduous climb over the Sierra Nevada Mountains, unaware that a fearsome storm was gathering force. After months of grueling travel, the 81 men, women and children would be trapped for a brutal winter with little food and only primitive shelter. The conclusion is known: by spring of the next year, the Donner Party was synonymous with the most harrowing extremes of human survival.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very well researched story of the Donner Party

    • By JOSEPH on 06-11-12

    Regular price: $22.95