Astoria

John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival

by Peter Stark

Hardcover, 366 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $27.99 | purchase

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Astoria
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John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival
Author
Peter Stark

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Drawing on original source material, this true story documents the 1810 expedition to establish Fort Astoria, a trading post on the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest.

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2 weeks on NPR Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller List