Down the Great Unknown

Down the Great Unknown

John Wesley Powell's 1869 Journey of Discovery and Tragedy Through the Grand Canyon

Book - 2001
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Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780060196196
006019619X
Branch Call Number: 979.13 Dol
Characteristics: viii, 367 p., [16] p. of plates : ill

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maplesugarkat Sep 27, 2011

Fabulous river expedition, Jon Krakauer would love it since these guys in 1869 went kayaking down Grand Canyon without knowing how to boat, and John Wesley Powell only had one arm (lost the other at Shiloh). Great read, you find out how to best drown in rapids.

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