Author: Ambrose, Stephen E.
Publisher: Pocket Books
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: As New
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
New book, 574 pages. On 5th July 1803, Captain Meriwether Lewis set out on an epic voyage across the untamed Great Plains and into the Rockies. His breif from President Thomas Jefferson was to explore the land stretching west of the Mississippi, recently purchased from Napoleon. It was completely uncharted territory, a wild vast land ruled by the Indians, never before experienced by the white man. Charismatic and brave, Lewis was the first perfect choice to pioneew the western wilderness. This book is the definitive account of this mementous journey, presenting the American West as Lewis saw it - savage, awesome and pristinely beautiful.