Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, And The Opening Of The American West
By Stephen Ambrose
"In this sweeping adventure story, Stephen E. Ambrose, the bestselling author of D-Day, presents the
definitive account of one of the most momentous journeys in American history. Ambrose follows the Lewis
and Clark Expedition from Thomas Jefferson's hope of finding a waterway to the Pacific, through the heart-stopping
moments of the actual trip, to Lewis's lonely demise on the Natchez Trace. Along the way, Ambrose shows us
the American West as Lewis saw it -- wild, awesome, and pristinely beautiful. Undaunted Courage is
a stunningly told action tale that will delight readers for generations."