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The shout “giddap” starts the oxen down a path to the end of the world.
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
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Published by Lost River Books (first published November 2nd 2020)
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    Kathy  Dickey
    Sep 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
    This book in on pre-order and will be available before the end of October.
    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
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    Patricia McReynolds
    Oct 28, 2020 rated it really liked it
    A HUGE thumbs up to the author for writing it.
    Regina Jones
    Oct 28, 2020 rated it really liked it
    I cannot thank the author enough for writing this book. I have already suggested it to some of my friends.
    Johnny Mayfield
    Oct 28, 2020 rated it it was ok
    I wasted my two precious days on this disaster. I would like a refund from the author.
    Fred Dickey
    Sep 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
    Well, since I wrote it, here are some reviews by professional authors about this book.

    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
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    Fred Dickey is a popular published novelist. He is a repeat Pulitzer nominee and with numerous national and state awards as a metro newspaper columnist. One novel went into six languages (Burial In Moscow).

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