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Frontier grit : the unlikely true stories of daring pioneer women [electronic resource] / Marianne Monson.

Monson, Marianne, 1975- (author.). hoopla digital. (Added Author).

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Summary:

Discover the stories of twelve women who heard the call" to settle the west and who came from all points of the globe to begin their journey. As a slave, Clara watched as her husband and children were sold, only to be reunited with her youngest daughter, as a free woman, six decades later. As a young girl, Charlotte hid her gender to escape a life of poverty and became the greatest stagecoach driver that ever lived. As a Native American, Gertrude fought to give her people a voice and to educate leaders about the ways and importance of her culture. These are gripping miniature dramas of good-hearted women, selfless providers, courageous immigrants and migrants, and women with skills too innumerable to list. Many were crusaders for social justice and women's rights. All endured hardships, overcame obstacles, broke barriers, and changed the world. The author ties the stories of these pioneer women to the experiences of women today with the hope that they will be inspired to live boldly and bravely and to fill their own lives with vision, faith, and fortitude. To live with grit.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview 978.02 MONSON (Text) 37620000871451 Adult Non-Fiction Book System_Only_3months 01/30/2017 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781629734682 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1629734683 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Shadow Mountain Publishing, 2016.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Discover the stories of twelve women who heard the call" to settle the west and who came from all points of the globe to begin their journey. As a slave, Clara watched as her husband and children were sold, only to be reunited with her youngest daughter, as a free woman, six decades later. As a young girl, Charlotte hid her gender to escape a life of poverty and became the greatest stagecoach driver that ever lived. As a Native American, Gertrude fought to give her people a voice and to educate leaders about the ways and importance of her culture. These are gripping miniature dramas of good-hearted women, selfless providers, courageous immigrants and migrants, and women with skills too innumerable to list. Many were crusaders for social justice and women's rights. All endured hardships, overcame obstacles, broke barriers, and changed the world. The author ties the stories of these pioneer women to the experiences of women today with the hope that they will be inspired to live boldly and bravely and to fill their own lives with vision, faith, and fortitude. To live with grit.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Women pioneers > United States > Biography.
Electronic books.
United States > History > 1865-1921 > Biography.

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