Days of Hope, Miles of Misery
For five months, and two thousand miles, the wagon train lumbers toward California on the Oregon Trail and into big trouble. The emigrants endure disease, dirt, and attacks from outlaws, and invaded Indians. Bitter strife erupts between ill-matched pioneers forced together by necessity.
The 1845 wagon tr ...more
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Since Fred is my husband, I am somewhat prejudiced, but I Love, Love this book!
It is my favorite of all the books and articles he has ever written.
It is deeply researched, and so humanly touching. You will strongly identify with the characters as they face a perilous journey of almost 2000 miles, most of that on foot.
The complicated romance between Hannah and Nimrod will touch your soul.
We were both so pleased to have imp ...more
Here's a review from K.C. Finn, author and professional reviewer:
Days of Hope, Miles of Misery - Love and Loss on the Oregon Trail is a work of fiction in the history, drama and realistic sub-genres, and was penned by author Fred Dickey. As the subtitle suggests, the work is set during the pioneering time of the mid-nineteenth century when brave folk set out to carve their destinies via the harrowing journey of ...more
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Sept/Oct 2020: NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER ON AMAZON UNLIMITED OR AMAZON E-BOOK, Fred Dickey just finished a new novel, "Days of Hope, Miles of Misery - Love and Loss On The Oregon Trail," abou ...more