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Dreams of El Dorado : a history of the American West / H. W. Brands.

Brands, H. W., (author.). Kugler, Matthew, (narrator.).

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Howe Library CD 978.02 BRA 31254003633431 New audio books - Main floor Mending -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781549154904
  • ISBN: 1549154907
  • Physical Description: 14 audio discs (17 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 computer disc (PDF ; 4 3/4 in.)
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Hachette Audio, [2019]

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General Note:
Compact discs.
Title from disc surface.
Includes a PDF with supplemental material.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Matthew Kugler.
Summary, etc.:
H. W. Brands tells the story of settling the American West, from fur trading in Oregon to the Texas Revolution; from the California gold rush to the Oklahoma land rush. He shows how the migrants' vivid dreams drove courage, perseverance, and outrageous acts of violence. The West was where riches rewarded a miner's persistence, a cattleman's courage, a railroad man's enterprise; but El Dorado was as elusive in the West as it ever was in the East.
Subject: West (U.S.) > Discovery and exploration.
West (U.S.) > History.
United States > Territorial expansion.
Frontier and pioneer life > United States.
Genre: Audiobooks collection > Nonfiction.

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