The Way West by A. B. Guthrie, Jr.
Former senator William Tadlock leads a wagon train from along the Oregon Trail from Missouri with the help of hired guide Dick Summers. After several accidents which cost settlers lives, a mutiny of sorts develops and his position is overtaken by Lije Evans. Soon, different factions develop amongst the people of the train as they try to survive their trek to Oregon.
The 1703rd greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (Pulitzer Prize)