How to Get Rich on the Oregon Trail
My Adventures Among Cows, Crooks & Heroes on the Road to Fame and Fortune : Writing Journal Of--Master William Reed : Portland, Oregon 1852
From Library Staff
The editors of this book suggest reading it with "an attitude of skeptical inquiry"; this "journal" contains historically accurate information and terrific graphics written by a fictional emigrant.
This whimsical recounting of one family's journey to their new homestead will give readers an appreciation of the hardships faced by all those who signed up for the great migration. These include hunger, thirst, sickness, hostile American Indians, and even deceit and thievery on the part of fello... Read More »