Across the Wide Missouri

By Bernard Devoto

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Price: $17.95  $16.51
Publisher: Mariner Books
Published Date: September 01, 1998
Pages: 480
Dimensions: 5.52 X 1.15 X 8.23 inches | 1.0 pounds
ISBN: 9780395924976
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About the Author

Bernard DeVoto was an author, literary critic, and historian. In 1948, he won the Pulitzer Prize for Across the Wide Missouri, and in 1953 he won the National Book Award for The Course of Empire. From 1935 onward he wrote a regular column, The Easy Chair, for Harper's Magazine. He served as curator for the papers of Mark Twain, and gained popularity for his abridged version of the journals of Lewis and Clark. He was a champion of public lands and the conservation of natural resources, as well as an adamant defender of civil liberties.