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Down the great unknown : John Wesley Powell's 1869 journey of discovery and tragedy through the Grand Canyon / Edward Dolnick.

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at NC Cardinal.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Pack Memorial Library 917.913044 DOL (Text) 0020504742907 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield 917.91 D (Text) 38950608470532 Adult Nonfiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 006019619X
  • Physical Description: viii, 367 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, [2001]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [293]-352) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Chapter 1 Challenge 1 -- Chapter 2 Crew 9 -- Chapter 3 Launch 23 -- Chapter 4 Ashley Falls 37 -- Chapter 5 Paradise 53 -- Chapter 6 Disaster 57 -- Chapter 7 Shiloh 69 -- Chapter 8 Hornets' Nest 79 -- Chapter 9 Hell's Half Mile 91 -- Chapter 10 Fire 105 -- Chapter 11 First Milestone 115 -- Chapter 12 Hoax 127 -- Chapter 13 Last Taste of Civilization 137 -- Chapter 14 Trapped 147 -- Chapter 15 "Hurra! Hurra! Hurra!" 159 -- Chapter 16 Outmatched 169 -- Chapter 17 Flash Flood 181 -- Chapter 18 To the Taj Mahal 193 -- Chapter 19 Grand Canyon 205 -- Chapter 20 Time's Abyss 215 -- Chapter 21 Great Unknown 227 -- Chapter 22 Sockdolager 239 -- Chapter 23 Fight 251 -- Chapter 24 Misery 259 -- Chapter 25 Separation Rapid 267 -- Chapter 26 Deliverance 275 -- Chapter 27 Vanishing 279.
Subject: Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902 > Travel > Arizona > Grand Canyon.
Explorers > United States > Biography.
Grand Canyon (Ariz.) > Discovery and exploration.
Grand Canyon (Ariz.) > Description and travel.
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) > Discovery and exploration.
Genre: Biographies.

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