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Published by Orchard Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Fiction,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Fiction,
  • Pony express -- Fiction,
  • Slavery -- Fiction,
  • Mormons -- Fiction,
  • West (U.S.) -- Fiction

Book details:

About the Edition

In 1860, fourteen-year-old Clem Fontayne learns from fellow travelers about important topics of the day, including the Mormon migration, slavery, and the Pony express, as he journeys from Missouri to California in search of his father.

Edition Notes

Statementby Sonia Levitin.
GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.L58 Cl 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 199 p. ; :
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6802322M
ISBN 100439293146
LC Control Number00140086
OCLC/WorldCa45715370

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