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Death Valley in 1849

William Lewis Manly

This is the story of how Death Valley California was named. It is an eye witness accouunt of wagon train pioneer families, who faced the horifying heat without water in an endless desert and survived the ordeal through an act of incredible heroism. It is also a first person account of mining the Californioa gold fields, crossing through the Panama jungle, and witnessing the horror of slavery in America. It is a unique document of history and adventure. William Lewis Manly lived through these events and wrote a personal account in 1884 so that they would not be forgotten. The Listen2Read American Adventure Library is a series of historic first person accounts of extraordinary adventures by Americans or be visitors to America. The entire series can be previewed at Listen2Read.com

This is the story of how Death Valley California was named. It is an eye witness accouunt of wagon train pioneer families, who faced the horifying heat without water in an endless desert and survived the ordeal through an act of incredible heroism. It is also a first person account of mining the Californioa gold fields, crossing through the Panama jungle, and witnessing the horror of slavery in America. It is a unique document of history and adventure. William Lewis Manly lived through these events and wrote a personal account in 1884 so that they would not be forgotten. The Listen2Read American Adventure Library is a series of historic first person accounts of extraordinary adventures by Americans or be visitors to America. The entire series can be previewed at Listen2Read.com
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This is the story of how Death Valley California was named. It is an eye witness accouunt of wagon train pioneer families, who faced the horifying heat without water in an endless desert and survived the ordeal through an act of incredible heroism. It is also a first person account of mining the Californioa gold fields, crossing through the Panama jungle, and witnessing the horror of slavery in America. It is a unique document of history and adventure. William Lewis Manly lived through these events and wrote a personal account in 1884 so that they would not be forgotten. The Listen2Read American Adventure Library is a series of historic first person accounts of extraordinary adventures by Americans or be visitors to America. The entire series can be previewed at Listen2Read.com

Language:

English

Narrators:

Andre Stojka

Length:

15h 38m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

08:36


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

09:35


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

09:31


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:13


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

33:09


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

19:00


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

32:21


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

01:00:24


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

01:08:13


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

02:17:24


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:53:38


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

01:21:51


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

01:32:21


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

11:39


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:50


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

02:01:04


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

01:13:41


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

41:09


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

11:42