Nothing to Do But Stay: My Pioneer Mother

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Dell, Jul 1, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 176 pages
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This daughter's loving tribute to her pioneer mother tells of a real heroine who traveled by herself to North Dakota in 1904, to stake a lonely claim and start a farm on 160 empty acres before she married and began her family. Photos.

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Inspiring, humorous and educational. - Goodreads
Young's writing style is plain and direct. - Goodreads
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The story of Scandinavian pioneers in North Dakota. Having recently read Ivan Doig's Whistling Season, I was reminded of that. The author's mother staked a claim and proved it up herself. Following ... Read full review

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Very sweet tribute to her mother. Read full review


ONE The Education of a Family 1
TWO The Seedling Years
THREE Prairie Cook

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About the author (1993)

Young is a graduate of the University of Minnesota.

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