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Across the Wide Missouri

Across the Wide Missouri
Author: Bernard DeVoto
ISBN 13: 9780395924976
ISBN 10: 395924979
Edition: Reissue
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: 1998-09-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 480
List Price: $17.95

Winner of the Bancroft Prize

De Voto weaves a compelling story of the Rocky mountain fur trade during the 1830s, vividly showing how this frontier enterprise shaped the American West.

The Weekly Standard - Bill Croke

...[T]he crowning chievement of DeVoto's device can be seen in his magisterial Across the Wide Missouri....[a] Pulitzer-Prize winner...