An enthralling adventure narrative, Powell's beloved 1874 classic takes readers on an unforgettable journey through the Colorado Territories, the last unmapped region in the country. Maps.
About the Author
John Wesley Powell (1834-1902) was a professor of geology and director of the U.S. Geological Survey.
Wallace Stegner (1909-1993) was the author of numerous works of fiction and non-fiction, including the National Book Award-winning "The Spectator Bird" and "Angle of Repose," which won the Pulitzer Prize.
Washington Irving Was born in New York City in 1783. He lived in the United States, England, and Spain (where he served as an American diplomatic attache). A prolific author, Irving wrote ""The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., Diedrich Knickerbocker's History of New York, The Alhambra, "" and biographies of George Washington and Christopher Columbus, among other works. He is best remembered, however, for his two most famous stories, ""The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"" and ""Rip Van Winkle.""