The Lost Trail Digital History ID 2329

The Lost Trail

Media type: book cover
Annotation: A literary phenomenon of the late 19th century, dime novels offered thousands of Americans an inexpensive and regular escape from the boredom of everyday life. Often featuring intensely nationalistic and patriotic stories of frontiersman battling American Natives, tens of thousands of these fictionnal novels were written to satisfy the enormous demand for low cost, regularly available entertainment.
Year: 1864

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