The 9th ebook within the bestselling collection tells the tale of John Wesley Powell, the only-armed geologist who explored the Grand Canyon

John Wesley Powell (1834–1902) at all times had the spirit of journey in him. As a tender guy, he traveled far and wide the US exploring. While the Civil Conflict started, Powell went to battle for the Union, or even after he misplaced such a lot of his proper arm, he endured to battle till the Conflict was once over. In 1869 he embarked with the Colorado River Exploring Excursion, ten males in 4 boats, to glide via Grand Canyon. Over the direction of 3 months, the explorers misplaced their boats and provides, just about drowned, and had been at risk on more than one events. Ten explorers went in, simplest six got here out. Powell may become referred to as some of the epic explorers in historical past! Equivalent portions grotesque and hilarious, this up to date installment within the bestselling collection takes readers on an motion-packed journey via American historical past.