Travel Essays Travelogues

Download A Remarkable Curiosity: Dispatches from a New York City by Jerald T. Milanich PDF

By Jerald T. Milanich

Collected during this quantity for the 1st time are Cummings's pix of a land and its collection of characters in contrast to whatever again East. Characters like Pedro Armijo, the recent Mexican sheep mogul who took Denver through typhoon, and extra prominently the Mormon prophet Brigham younger and one among his other halves, Ann Eliza younger, who used to be submitting for divorce on the time of Cummings's arrival.

Although this present day he's nearly unknown, in the course of his lifetime Cummings used to be the most recognized newspapermen within the usa, partially as a result of tales like those. whole with a biographical caricature and old creation, A awesome Curiosity is an relaxing learn for anyone attracted to the yank West within the latter 1/2 the 19th century.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Remarkable Curiosity: Dispatches from a New York City Journalist's 1873 Railroad Trip across the American West PDF

Best travel essays & travelogues books

Roadtripping: On the Move with the Buffalo Gals

Roadtripping files a decade of street journeys in the course of the fiefdom of Alberta. the boys and ladies who make up the Buffalo Gals first set out in July 1999 to adventure the bizarre and fascinating roadside sights of south-central Alberta. by no means dreaming that this one-off event may develop into an annual occasion, it’s ten years later they usually proceed their escapades.

The Routledge Companion to Travel Writing (Routledge Literature Companions)

As many locations around the globe confront problems with globalization, migration and postcoloniality, commute writing has develop into a significant style of analysis, reflecting a number of the maximum issues of our time. Encompassing kinds as assorted as box journals, investigative experiences, guidebooks, memoirs, comedian sketches and lyrical reveries; commute writing is now a very important concentration for dialogue throughout many topics in the humanities and social sciences.

Small World: A Microcosmic Journey Through America (The States of Mind Collection Book 2)

Each city tells a story - even the tiniest dots at the map. In SMALL international, these dots represent a visit all over the world in 50 days. Bestselling writer Brad Herzog travels from Paris (Kentucky) and Prague (Nebraska) to Cairo (Illinois) and Calcutta (West Virginia) in an try and locate fact amid America's patchwork cover of stereotypes and rumors.

Diccionario de Nueva York (Spanish Edition)

Esto no es una guía de viajes ni un libro de aventuras ni un análisis de una ciudad y sus gentes ni un estudio del paisaje urbano… Y es todo lo anterior al mismo tiempo. El Diccionario de Nueva York urdido por Alfonso Armada tras siete años de vida y corresponsalía en Nueva York contiene personas y personajes, historias e Historia, escritores y políticos, referencias literarias y arquitectónicas, prosa y poesía.

Additional info for A Remarkable Curiosity: Dispatches from a New York City Journalist's 1873 Railroad Trip across the American West

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.32 of 5 – based on 44 votes