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A dangerous crossing and what happened on the other side

Emma Shepard Hill

A dangerous crossing and what happened on the other side

by Emma Shepard Hill

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Published by [Press of the Smith-Brooks Company] in Denver, Col .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Colorado.,
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Emma Shepard Hill; with illustrations by Jane Porter Robertson.
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 250, no. 2538.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF780 .H64
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationviii, 117 p., 1 ¾.
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15433063M
    LC Control Number87536675

    an event that has happened in the past which provides background information that helps the reader better understand what is happening, and may give reasons about why a character acts a certain way. Author’s Purpose: Grade 5, Unit 3, Lesson 11 – Dangerous Crossing. Dangerous Crossing opens with the promise to the readers that something unpleasant has happened on the long voyage. But we learn no more at that stage as Rachel Rhys takes us from one harbour (in the Southern Hemisphere) back to 5 weeks earlier when the same ship is leaving England and we meet Lily saying her farewells to her family.

    Start studying Dangerous Crossing vocabulary words. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.   Dangerous Crossing ONE 29 July , Tilbury Docks, Essex All her life, Lilian Shepherd will remember her first glimpse of the ship. She has seen photographs of the Orontes in leaflets, but nothing has prepared her for the scale of it, the sheer gray wall towering over the quayside, beside which the passengers and stewards scurry around like ants.4/5().

    Dangerous Crossing by Rachel Rhys In this “thrilling, seductive, and utterly absorbing” (Paula Hawkins, #1 New York Times bestselling author) historical suspense novel in the tradition of Agatha Christie’s DEATH ON THE NILE and Ruth Ware’s THE WOMAN IN CA pre-war tension and forbidden romance abound, and not everyone will survive. Hill, Emma Shepard. A DANGEROUS CROSSING AND WHAT HAPPENED ON THE OTHER SIDE. SEVEN LEAN YEARS. Denver, Colorado:(By the Author), 2nd Edition. 7 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches in the original textured green cloth binding with gilt titling to the upper cover; in scarce pictorial dust jacket. Howes H (the rare first edition from not noted there).


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