Remarkable Colorado Women

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Globe Pequot, 2002 - Travel - 147 pages
8 Reviews
Discover 13 extraordinary women from Colorado's past, including Martha Maxwell, one of the first female naturalists and taxidermists; Chipeta, a charismatic Ute Indian leader; and Sister Blandina Segale, a nun who befriended Billy the Kid.
  

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User Review  - lostinavalonOR - LibraryThing

I was seriously turned off by the supposedly "remarkable" women in this book. Just about every one of them was a feminist, man-hating, suffragette. Granted, several of them had reasons to be nervous ... Read full review

Review: More than Petticoats: Remarkable Montana Women

User Review  - Sheralie - Goodreads

Love biographies of women, and this has a chapter each on many amazing women. The content is worth 5 stars, but the writing knocks it down to a 4. An inspiring, enjoyable, quick read. Read full review

Contents

MARTHA MAXWELL
56
CAROLINE NICHOLS CHURCHILL
70
ELIZABETH BABY DOE TABOR
78
POLLY
95
ANN BASSETT AND JOSIE BASSETT
104
MARGARET TOBIN BROWN
114
JOSEPHINE ROCHE
129
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
148
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About the author (2002)

Gayle C. Shirley launched TwoDot's More than Petticoats series in 1995 with her popular book on remarkable women from Montana history. She has written several other books, including Four-Legged Legends of Colorado, Charlie's Trail: The Life and Art of C.M. Russell, and More than Petticoats: Remarkable Oregon Women.

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