Lost in Death Valley

Lost in Death Valley

The True Story of Four Families in California's Gold Rush

Book - 2001
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The true story of four families that faced death in the deserts of California and Nevada while following a false shortcut to the California coast. Based on first-hand accounts of the survivors, this is an exciting story that presents a multicultural look at California history as it includes the interactions of these four families with Native Americans and the Hispanic Americans known as Californios.
Publisher: Brookfield, Conn. : Twenty-First Century Books, c2001
ISBN: 9780761319153
Characteristics: 144 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm


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The four families were traveling to Los Angeles along the Old Spanish Trail, but believed the man who told them of a shortcut through the mountains—a shortcut which led them into Death Valley.


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