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A vacation among the Sierras

Thomas Starr King

A vacation among the Sierras

Yosemite in 1860.

by Thomas Starr King

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Published by Book Club of California in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yosemite Valley (Calif.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesYosemite in 1860
    StatementEdited, with an introduction and notes, by John A. Hussey.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination78 p.
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22954377M

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A vacation among the Sierras: Yosemite in Hardcover – January 1, by Thomas Starr King (Author)Author: Thomas Starr King. A Vacation among the Sierras (), by Thomas Starr King 1 Bibliographical Information A Vacation among the Sierras: Yosemite in (Book Club of California, ), by Thomas Starr King.

About the Book. Titles in this category recount travel across the lands that form part of the great myth of the West. The western part of the United States has often been referred to simply as “The West”. Western expansion in the United States really began to progress after and the frontier moved further and further as time went : Horatio Alger.

Next: Letter 1•Contents•Previous: Illustrations. A Vacation among the Sierras(), by Thomas Starr King. Introduction.

On Ap ,a diminutive, unhandsome young manwith long, lank hair and the luminous eyes of a spaniel steppedashore in San Francisco to take up his duties as pastor of theFirst Unitarian Church.

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Copyright by Book Club of California. LCCN xxxiv, 78 pages. A VACATION AMONG THE SIERRAS—NO. 5 SAN FRANCISCO, December, THE APPROACH TO THE YO-SEMITE Dear Transcript: It was just sunset when we reached again Clarke’s hospitable cabin, on the meadow at the foot of the ridge which is crowned by those Olympian cedars.

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The young explorer: or, Among the Sierras. [Horatio Alger, Jr.] -- This book chronicles the adventures of Ben Stanton, a young pioneer in California.

He is orphaned at age 16 and takes his inheritance and heads out West.