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The Donner Party: Reality and Myth Collide


Best-selling author and myth-buster Michael Wallis separates fact from fiction in his examination of the ill-fated Donner Party, who, snowbound in the Sierra Nevadas in 1846-47, resorted to cannibalism to survive.


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Michael Wallis is a historian and biographer of the American West and also has gained international notoriety as a speaker and voice talent. In 2006, Michael’s distinctive voice was heard in Cars -- an animated feature film from Pixar Studios....

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Book:
Best Land Under Heaven
Michael Wallis
History / Biography
W.W. Norton
June 2017
ISBN 9780871407696
320 pages
$27.95, INSTOCK
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Cutting through 160 years of mythmaking, bestselling historian Michael Wallis presents the ultimate cautionary tale of America s westward expansion. More/less

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