The original text of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's journals during their great Corp of Discovery Expedition remains a riveting, first-person account of exploration. Detailing the weather and landscape they encountered, the people who helped them along the way, and their thoughts as they crossed territory new to them, this fascinating work records a colorful record of their legendary trek. 400 pages, softcover.
In the spring of 1804, Lewis and Clark set out on a voyage launched by Thomas Jefferson, to explore the wilderness between the Missouri River and the Pacific coast. This volume contains the vivid daily record of their epic trek.
John Bakeless was born in 1894 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He earned a master's in philosophy and a PhD in English philology from Harvard University. During this time he earned several awards and honors for his essays and dissertation on Christopher Marlowe. Bakeless went on to teach at New York University, Sarah Lawrence College, and Finch College before retiring from teaching in 1953 in order to focus more on writing his books. Having also had a successful military career that included winning a Bronze Star, Bakeless often wrote on war, expedition, espionage, and America's pioneers.
Landon Y. Jones is an American editor and author. He is a former managing editor of People and the author of William Clark and the Shaping of the West and Great Expectations: America and the Baby Boom Generation.