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Across America on an Emigrant Train

by Jim Murphy

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Published by Clarion Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages168
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Open LibraryOL7467912M
ISBN 100395764831
ISBN 109780395764831

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Out of 5 stars Across America on an Emigrant Train. Reviewed in the United States on Ap Verified Purchase. This was a wonderful over view of the hardships endured by our ancestors as they made their way west. There is not really to much information out there about the emigrant trains and this one helped reinforce my own /5(9).

Across America on an Emigrant Train is a book about a man named Louis Stevenson and his trip from New York to California in Murphy explains that many emigrants chose to travel west in the United States because of “a combination of genuine opportunities and freedom, shrewd business, and good advertising,” but Louis had a different reason/5.

Across America on an Emigrant Train This is a short easy and fun history book that blends excerpts Robert Louis Stevenson's "Amateur Emigrant" and "Across the Plains" with Jim Murphy's prose and descriptions.

I was expecting a kids book but far from it - while not academic or even pretentiously so, it's on par with a PBS episode of /5(9). His first book, Weird and Wacky Inventions, was published in The nonfiction work received very good reviews, and Murphy’s literary career was set in motion.

During the s, Murphy turned increasingly to historical subjects, of which Across America on an Emigrant Train is a typical example.

II OVERVIEW. Get this from a library. Across America on an emigrant train. [Jim Murphy] -- Combines an account of Robert Louis Stevenson's experiences as he Across America on an Emigrant Train book from New York to California by train in and a description of the building and operation of railroads in.

Across America On An Emigrant Train. By Jim Murphy. Grades.Genre. Non-Fiction and traveled across the storm-tossed Atlantic Ocean on a steamer ship to New York.

The rest of the trip was a series of train rides where he endured 3, miles of dust and smoke. On this difficult route Stevenson would meet the people, see. Across America on an Emigrant Train.

By: Not just a children's book. A+TRUE story&narrative Stevenson had little money, so he traveled across America the cheapest way: he went by train. The trip from New York to Monterey, California, would take two exciting weeks. As the train chugged up mountains, through Indian territory, and over.

Preview of Across America on an Emigrant Train Summary. InRobert Louis Stevenson, then an obscure Scottish writer, learned that the woman he loved was seriously ill in California. Stevenson was nothing if not passionate, and he reacted quickly to the news— he took what money he had and borrowed more from friends, and then set out for California on an emigrant.

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america book. book by jim murphy/5(3). "Traveling on an Emigrant Train, " EyeWitness to History, (). Fanny Osburne obtained a divorce from her husband and she married Stevenson in the Spring of They remained together until Stevenson's death in Immediately download the Across America on an Emigrant Train summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Across America on an Emigrant Train.

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An account of Robert Louis Stevenson's twelve day journey from New York to California ininterwoven with a history of the building of the transcontinental railroad and the settling of the Westfrom the publisher pages Ages Across America on an Emigrant Train; Stevenson had little money, so he traveled across America the cheapest way: he went by train.

The trip from New York to Monterey, California, would take two exciting weeks. As the train chugged up mountains, through Indian territory, and over trestle bridges, Stevenson recorded his impressions of the.

An account of Robert Louis Stevenson's twelve day journey from New York to California ininterwoven with a history of the building of the transcontinental railroad and the settling of the West. pages, softcover. Across America on an Emigrant Train () by Pages:   The report stated that in less than ten years, these people would add $ billion to the wealth of the nation” (“Across America on an Emigrant Train”).

The plan was simple. After the first wave of immigrants settled in the west, they would write to relatives (and friends) still in Europe and have them follow in their footsteps. Across America on an Emigrant Train Paperback – May 19 by Jim Murphy (Author) out of 5 stars 7 ratings.

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Acting with Power: Why We Are More Powerful Than We Believe by DEBORAH GRUENFELD. Across America on an Emigrant Train by JIM MURPHY. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. The 19th century's transcontinental railroads, explored via a delightfully effective narrative device: tracing the journey of Robert Louis Stevenson, who, at 29, was making an as- swift-as-possible journey from Edinburgh to Monterey, California, where his beloved Fanny was desperately ill.

Murphy draws extensively on Stevenson's own account of his journey, by boat. Coast to coast by train across the USA: This is the view from the dining-car as the most scenic train of all, the California Zephyr, rolls through a Colorado canyon. You'd be crazy to fly. Courtesy Sue Smith.

You'll see nothing of America at 35, feet, so come down to Earth and see world class scenery from an Amtrak train across the United. Across America on an Emigrant Train (Hardcover) By Jim Murphy. Clarion Books,pp. Publication Date: October 1, Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (5/19/) Prebound (5/1/).

Across America on an emigrant train by Murphy, Jim, Publication date York to California by train in and a description of the building and operation of railroads in nineteenth-century America Notes-Some cropped text/borders/images are due to page layout. Internet Archive Books. Delaware County District Library (Ohio)Pages: Across America on an Emigrant Train.

Average rating: out of 5 stars, based on 3 reviews 3 reviews. that blends excerpts from Robert Louis Stevenson's "Amateur Emigrant" and "Across the Plains" (travel literature classics) with Jim Murphy's prose and descriptions. I was expecting a kids book but far from it - while not academic or even /5(3).