We stumbled across the Oregon Trail at Scotts Bluff this past summer and it really took hold of my imagination. I quickly learned this was the one book to read. I couldn’t imagine how it was the page-turner that everyone kept describing. Now I know.
If you want to understand a seminal piece of American history, as well as reading a compelling story of a man’s journey to recreate an 19th century experience in the 21st century, do yourself a favor and read this book.