The Captain's Dog: My Journey with the Lewis and Clark Tribe (Lewis & Clark Expedition)

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Paperback. Pub Date: 09 2008 Pages: 304 Publisher: Sandpiper Born the runt of his litter and gambled away to a rusty old Riverman the Newfoundland pup Seaman does not imagine his life will be Marked by any kind of glory-beyond chasing down rats. But when he meets Captain Meriwether Lewis. Seaman finds himself on a path that will make history. Lewis is just setting off on his landmark search for the Northwest Passage. and he takes Seaman along. Sharing the curiosity and strength of spirit of his new master. Seaman proves himself a valuable companion at every turn. Part history. part science-and adventure through and through-The Captain's Dog is the carefully researched. thrilling tale of America's greatest journey of discovery. as seen through the keen. compassionate eyes of a remarkable dog. Captain Meriwether Lewis's dog Seaman describes his experiences as he accompanies hi...

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Born the runt of his litter and gambled away to a rusty old river man, the Newfoundland pup Seaman doesn't imagine his life will be marked by any kind of glory. But when he meets Captain Meriwether Lewis, Seaman finds himself on a path that will make history. Lewis is setting off on his landmark search for the Northwest Passage, and he takes Seaman along. Sharing the curiosity and spirit of his new master, the intrepid dog proves himself a valuable companion at every turn. Part history, part science--and all adventure--this is the thrilling tale of America's greatest journey of discovery.
Includes an author's note and a reader's guide.

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"Fresh and original."--"Publishers Weekly""Action and adventure abound . . . [An] entertaining introduction to an episode of American history rarely celebrated in fiction."--"School Library Journal"

Fresh and original. "Publishers Weekly" Action and adventure abound . . . [An] entertaining introduction to an episode of American history rarely celebrated in fiction. "School Library Journal""

Fresh and original. Publishers Weekly Action and adventure abound . . . [An] entertaining introduction to an episode of American history rarely celebrated in fiction. School Library Journal"

"Fresh and original."--Publishers Weekly"Action and adventure abound . . . [An] entertaining introduction to an episode of American history rarely celebrated in fiction."--School Library Journal

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