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Fader, Ellen. Horn Book Magazine 70, 2 (March-April 1994): 220-21. A review that emphatically praises Across America on an Emigrant Train.

Hile, Kevin S., and Diane Telgen. "Murphy, Jim." In their Something about the Author.

Volume 77. Detroit: Gale Research, 1994.

Short summary of Murphy's career with some photographs. Reprints the interview from Contemporary Authors, Volume 111 (see below).

Leslie, Mrs. Frank. California: A Pleasure Trip from Gotham to the Golden Gate. New York: Frank Leslie, 1877. This book provides an interesting counterpoint to Stevenson's experiences by detailing how wealthier people experienced the journey westward on the railroad.

Lester, John E. The Atlantic to the Pacific: What to See, and How to See It. Boston: Sheperd and Gill, 1873. One of the unreliable guidebooks that Murphy mentions.

Marton, Diane S. School Library Journal 39, 12 (December 1993): 129-30. A review that recommends Across America on an Emigrant Train.

"Murphy, Jim." In Contemporary Authors.

Volume 111. Edited...

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