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The tragedy of the donner party constitutes one of the most amazing stories of the american west in 1846 eighty-seven people -- men, women, and children.
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The life and truth of george r stewart: a literary biography of the author names, fire, and that still-elegant mini-epic, ordeal by hunger, conveying in although place-name studies were a favored theme, and stewart. Ordeal by hunger: george r stewart's story of the donner party more as a narrative than an analysis--no blame for the bad decisions that led to this tragedy, .