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    Women of the frontier : 16 tales of trailblazing homesteaders, entrepreneurs, and rabble-rousers / Brandon Marie Miller.
    by Miller, Brandon Marie.
    Chicago : Chicago Review Press, c2013.
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  • ISBN: 
    9781883052973 :
    1883052971 :
    Bib #: 
    853410
    Series: 
    Women of action (Chicago, Ill.)
    Description: 
    ix, 246 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
    Edition: 
    1st ed.
    Contents: 
    Many a weary mile -- Margret Reed: surviving starvation in the Sierra Nevada ; Amelia Stewart Knight: on the Oregon trail -- Oh, give me a home. Narcissa Whitman: alone, in the thick darkness of heathendom ; Miriam Davis Colt: an experiment in Kansas ; Frances Grummond: Army wife in Wyoming -- A woman that can work. Luzena Stanley Wilson: California gold fever ; Clara Brown: African American pioneer ; Bethenia Owens-Adair: female physician -- And now the fun begins. Martha Dartt Maxwell: Colorado naturalist ; Charlotte "Lotta" Crabtree: "Golden wonder" of the stage -- Great expectations for the future. Mary Elizabeth Lease: political firebrand ; Carry Nation: "Hachetation" against the devil's brew -- Clash of cultures. Rachel Parker Plummer and Cynthia Ann Parker: the captive and the "white squaw" ; Sarah Winnemucca: Life among the Paiutes ; Susette La Flesche: "an Indian is a person" -- Love song to the West.
    Summary: 
    Drawing on journal entries, letters, and song lyrics to evoke the courage and spirit of female pioneers, a collection of portraits traces the lives of such individuals as Amelia Stewart Knight, Miriam Colt, and Clara Brown.
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