“Jeff Havens’s novel is solidly grounded in the journals of the corps … Created dialogue expands the factual record.
  Told through the character of Meriwether Lewis, the novel offers a detailed account of the day-by-day experiences of the corps. …”
                                                                                                                                                —   We Proceeded On magazine, February 2017
                                                                                                                                Journal of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation    

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Fraught With Difficulties - Lewis And Clark Historical Novel Photos of Lewis And Clark Trail

Fraught With Difficulties

Lewis and Clark lead the Corps of Volunteers for Northwestern Discovery across America and back

Fraught With Difficulties

FRAUGHT WITH DIFFICULTIES

Lewis and Clark lead the Corps of Volunteers for Northwestern Discovery Across America and Back

A historical novel based on the epic American adventure

           LEWIS AND CLARK BOOKS                                                                              DESCRIPTION​

    ​Fraught With Difficulties                                        Approximately 233,000 words, with character list, timeline, story notes, source notes, bibliography, index and appendix.

​     Scenes of Visionary Enchantment                        241 original and unique photographs taken by the author all along the Lewis and Clark trail, with picture descriptions, 

                                                                                                                        two maps and index.

Jeffrey P. Havens


Fraught With Difficulties - Lewis And Clark Historical Novel Photos of Lewis And Clark Trail - Realistic Fiction - Jeff Havens

Lewis And Clark Historical Novel And Photo Book By Jeff Havens Photos of Lewis And Clark Trail

Estimated publication: Spring 2016

A historical novel about epic adventure in the American West

By Jeffrey P. Havens

Expected publication in early 2016

In 1803, United States Army officers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark accepted a dangerous mission to explore the western portion of what today is the United States. The mission was offered by President Thomas Jefferson to Lewis who chose Clark to help lead the expedition. The mission had many purposes. Among the purposes was to document whether a water route existed to the Pacific Ocean, which was known as the “Northwest Passage.”

This book is a narrative of that great mission: A mission FRAUGHT WITH DIFFICULTIES.