The True Account: A Novel of the Lewis Clark Kinneson Expeditions is a book on the Lewis and Clark Expedition, written by Howard Frank Mosher.
Howard Frank Mosher is a contemporary author of eleven books: ten fiction and one non-fiction. Much of his fiction takes place in the mid-20th century and all of it is set in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, a region loosely defined by the three counties in the northeastern corner of the state .... His characters are often quirky, reflecting the distinctive peculiarities of the region's taciturn residents. He is the 1981 recipient of the Literature Award bestowed by the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. A Stranger In the Kingdom won the New England Book Award for Fiction in 1991, and was later filmed by director Jay Craven. Craven has also adapted Disappearances and Where the Rivers Flow North to film. He received the Vermont Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts in 2006. Mosher taught English at Orleans High and Lake Region Union High School during his early years. Mosher lives with his wife, Phillis, in Irasburg, Vermont. He graduated from Cato-Meridian Central School, in Cato, New York, in 1960 and graduated from Syracuse University in 1964.more