Ordeal by Hunger
Publish date: September 30th 2013
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages no: 392
Edition language: English
True life horror story of the Donner Party emigrants that end up stranded in the Sierra Nevada mountains in 1846. Originally written in 1936 and revised in 1961, it pulls no punches while still maintaining an objectivity that avoids lurid sensationalism. A bit dated in style and ethnic sensitivity. ...