Lewis and Clark
Ambrose, Stephen. Undaunted Courage. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. Scholarly, readable account of the Corps of Discovery, focusing on Lewis.
Cutright, Paul Russell. Lewis and Clark: Pioneering Naturalists. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1969. Lewis and to a lesser extent Clark were the first to write of Montana’s flora and fauna. Cutright’s narrative draws the reader into the observations of prairie dogs and candlefish.
De Voto, Bernard, ed. The Journals of Lewis and Clark. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1953. Of the one-volume versions of the journals, this is the best.
Duncan, Dayton. Out West. New York: Viking Penguin, 1987. Along the Lewis and Clark Trail in the 1980s.
Lavender, David. The Way to the Western Sea. New York: Harper and Row, 1988. One of the West’s most noted historians gives the fascinating details of the Lewis and Clark story.
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