The Resource Stranded : a story of frontier survival, Matthew P. Mayo

Stranded : a story of frontier survival, Matthew P. Mayo

Label
Stranded : a story of frontier survival
Title
Stranded
Title remainder
a story of frontier survival
Statement of responsibility
Matthew P. Mayo
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In autumn, 1849, 14-year-old Janette Riker travels westward to Oregon Territory with her father and two brothers. Before crossing the Rockies, they stop briefly to hunt buffalo. The men leave camp early on the second day, and never return. Based on actual events, and told in diary format, Stranded is the harrowing account of young Janette Riker's struggle to survive the long winter alone. Facing certain death, and with blizzards, frostbite, and gnawing hunger her only companions, she endures repeated attacks by grizzly bears, wolves, and mountain lions. Janette rises to each challenge, relying on herself more than she knew possible. Her only comfort comes in writing in her diary, where she shares her fears, her travails, and her dwindling hopes
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
VALP
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Mayo, Matthew P
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Riker, Janette
  • Wilderness survival
  • Wagon trains
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Large print books
Target audience
adult
Label
Stranded : a story of frontier survival, Matthew P. Mayo
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000065050111
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
354 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432861216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
Stranded : a story of frontier survival, Matthew P. Mayo
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000065050111
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
354 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432861216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print

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