The Fields of Eden

The Fields of Eden

Book - 2001
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In the mid-1840s, the trails west from the Missouri frontier were clogged with pioneers searching for a new life in a remote land they thought was another Eden.

In The Fields of Eden Richard S. Wheeler shows us a handful of these emigrants who arrived at the gates of Arcadia at a time when the British Hudson's Bay Company controlled the Oregon country and resisted every American effort to push the republic's boundaries to the Pacific.

This is a story of people who fought to overcome their shattered dreams and made possible the settlement of Old Oregon.
Publisher: New York : Forge/Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312873097
0312873093
Characteristics: 383 p. ; 24 cm

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