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The Resource The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of the Donner Party, Daniel James Brown

The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of the Donner Party, Daniel James Brown

Label
The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of the Donner Party
Title
The indifferent stars above
Title remainder
the harrowing saga of the Donner Party
Statement of responsibility
Daniel James Brown
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In April of 1846, twenty-one-year-old Sarah Graves, intent on a better future, set out west from Illinois with her new husband, her parents, and eight siblings. Seven months later, after joining a party of emigrants led by George Donner, they reached the Sierra Nevada Mountains as the first heavy snows of the season closed the pass ahead of them. In early December, starving and desperate, Sarah and fourteen others set out for California on snowshoes and, over the next thirty-two days, endured almost unfathomable hardships and horrors. In this gripping narrative, Daniel James Brown sheds new light on one of the most infamous events in American history. Following every painful footstep of Sarah's journey with the Donner Party, Brown produces a tale both spellbinding and richly informative
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Daniel James
Dewey number
978/.02092
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Narrated by Michael Prichard
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Prichard, Michael
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Donner Party
  • Women pioneers
  • Brides
  • Pioneers
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Frontier and pioneer life
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of the Donner Party, Daniel James Brown
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12317683
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Publication
Distribution
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unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 55 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062962225
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12317683
Publisher number
MWT12317683
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The indifferent stars above : the harrowing saga of the Donner Party, Daniel James Brown
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12317683
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 55 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062962225
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12317683
Publisher number
MWT12317683
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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