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First through Grand Canyon : the secret journals and letters of the 1869 crew who explored the Green and Colorado Rivers /

Michael P. Ghiglieri ; with writings by George Young Bradley ... [et al.] ; with foreword by Richard D. Quartaroli.

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Main Author: Ghiglieri, Michael Patrick
Other Names: Bradley, George Y.
Published: Flagstaff : Puma Press, 2003.
Edition: 1st ed.
Topics: Explorers - West (U.S.) - Diaries. | Explorers - West (U.S.) - Correspondence.
Regions: Grand Canyon (Ariz.) - Discovery and exploration. | Grand Canyon (Ariz.) - Description and travel. | Green River (Wyo.-Utah) - Discovery and exploration. | Green River (Wyo.-Utah) - Description and travel. | Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) - Discovery and exploration. | Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) - Description and travel.
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Main Author: Ghiglieri, Michael Patrick, 1946-
Physical Description: xvii, 342 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 316-329) and index.
ISBN: 0970097336 (hardcover)
0970097328 (pbk.)
Summary: "Accurate transcription, long overdue, of the letters and diaries written during the [1869] expedition form the core of this book, but it goes well beyond a mere compilation of documents. The crew members emerge from the shadows to tell their stories, often differing from the account written by expedition leader John Wesley Powell"--Scott Thybony, Cover, p. 4.

More Details for: First through Grand Canyon : the secret