The Snow Fell Three Graves Deep

The Snow Fell Three Graves Deep takes a fresh and thought-provoking look at a grisly chapter in westward expansion. It’s historical fiction at its very best.

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Review of ‘The Snow Fell Three Graves Deep’

In April of 1846, the Donner party—a group of 89 men, women and children with plenty of wagons, animals and food—headed west from Illinois. One year later, more than half the group had died, mostly from starvation and fatigue. Infamously, the survivors resorted to eating their dead after heavy snowstorms trapped them in the Sierra…

Interview with Allan Wolf

Author Allan Wolf discusses the unique narrator of his new novel in verse, The Snow Fell Three Graves Deep, shares some of the unexpected ways he researched the ill-fated Donner Party and explains why cannibalism wasn't the hardest part of the book to write.

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