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Snow mountain passage

a novel of the Donner Party

by James D. Houston

  • 84 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt, Inc in San Diego, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Donner Party,
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific,
  • Wilderness survival,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    A Harvest book.

    Statementby James D. Houston
    The Physical Object
    Pagination315 p.
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24754540M
    ISBN 100156011433
    ISBN 109780156011433
    LC Control Number2001051803
    OCLC/WorldCa610404344

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Snow Mountain Passage is a powerful retelling of our most dramatic pioneer story--the ordeal of the Donner Party. Through the eyes of James Frazier Reed, one of the group's leaders, and the imagined "Trail Notes" of his daughter Patty, we journey along with the ill-fated group determined, at all costs, to make it to the California territory/5.

Snow Mountain Passage is a powerful retelling of one of the USA's most dramatic pioneer stories--the ordeal of the Donner Party, with its cast of young and old risking all, its imprisoning snows, its rumors of cannibalism.

James Houston takes us inside this central American myth in a compelling new way that only a novelist can achieve.

The people whose dreams, courage, terror, ingenuity, and. Snow Mountain Passage is a powerful retelling of our most dramatic pioneer story—the ordeal of the Donner Party. Through the eyes of James Frazier Reed, one of the group's leaders, and the imagined "Trail Notes" of his daughter Patty, we journey along with the ill-fated group determined, at all costs, to make it to the California territory/5(8).

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Bird of. Book reviews. Snow Mountain Passage James D. Houston Review by Gregory Harris. April Ina small group of settlers who flocked to golden California to seek their fortunes met disaster instead. While the westward trek bore many hazards that claimed their share of lives, the group known as the Donner Party has become synonymous with a.

Am reading Richard Rhodes' The Ungodly now for the first time, after reading Rarick's new history of the event, Vardis Fisher's The Mothers, and Houston's Snow Mountain Passage.

The history is excellent, if a bit detached, and Rhodes' novel is an interesting approach that wears thin as it violates the rules of civilized accounting for history/5. Snow Mountain Passage is a powerful retelling of our most dramatic pioneer story--the ordeal of the Donner Party. Through the eyes of James Frazier Reed, one of the group's leaders, and the imagined "Trail Notes" of his daughter Patty, we journey along with the ill-fated group determined, at all costs, to make it to the California territory.

"Snow Mountain Passage" is a powerful retelling of the most dramatic of our pioneer stories--the ordeal of the Donner Party, with its cast of young and old risking all, its imprisoning snows, its rumors of cannibalism. James Houston takes us inside this central American myth in a compelling new way that only a novelist can achieve.

The people whose dreams, courage, terror, ingenuity, and fate 4/5(1). SNOW MOUNTAIN PASSAGE is an intriguing novelization of the disastrous Donner Party. The story line alternates viewpoints between James's desperate efforts to rescue his beloved family and through the six-decade-old memory of one of his daughters looking back to the disaster.

Snow Mountain Passage is a powerful retelling of the most dramatic of our pioneer stories—the ordeal of the Donner Party, with its cast of young and old risking all, its imprisoning snows, its rumors of cannibalism. James Houston takes us inside this central American myth in a compelling new way that only a novelist can achieve.

The people whose dreams, courage, terror, ingenuity, and fate. Get this from a library. Snow Mountain passage: a novel. [James D Houston] -- "In 'Snow Mountain Passage, ' a reimagining of our most dramatic pioneer story, James Houston tells the tragic tale of the Donner Party through the eyes of James Frazier Reed and his daughter Patty.

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The book became a bestseller after it was published in Houston was the winner of two American Book Awards, a Joseph Henry Jackson Award for Fiction and the Humanitas Prize. Houston's historical novel Snow Mountain Passage () was inspired by a.

Get this from a library. Snow Mountain passage: a novel. [James D Houston] -- The story of James Frazier Reed, his family, and the doomed Donner Party.

Snow Mountain Passage. Written by James D. Houston Review by Jean Langlais. Based on the Donner Party tragedy ofSnow Mountain Passage tells of American emigration to California in the mids.

Through “The Trail Notes of Patty Reed,” a retrospective journal, and the third person narrative of the experiences of her father Jim Reed, James D.

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Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. A well-researched and vivid retelling of the Donner Party's winter ordeal and the struggle for control of the California territory. This time, there's a dual narrative, shared by elderly Patricia Reed. A compelling and beautifully told story of extreme events that resonates the terrible cost of the American Dream.

A powerful work of fiction that recreates one of the most tragic events of pioneer America, as a wagon train crosses the country to the Promised Land of California, only to be halted in the final stages by an early winter in the high reaches of the mountains.

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Houston. James D. Houston (–) was the author of eight novels and numerous works of nonfiction. He has been honored by organizations including the Library of Congress and the Western Literature Association, and he .Snow Mountain Passage By JAMES D. HOUSTON Knopf. Read the Review. Somewhere in Nebraska.

June They have been following the sandy borders of the Platte through level country that changes little from day to day, an undulating sea of grasses broken here and there by clumps of trees along the river.

Jim Reed likes it best in late afternoon.