The Life of an Ordinary Woman

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University of Nebraska Press, 1980 - Fiction - 300 pages

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User Review  - AmronGravett - LibraryThing

"When we come to the train, I feel I am really seeing life. This little narrow-gauge train, consisting of a dinkey engine and two spitty, dusty cars, seems lovely to me." The book is an honest ... Read full review

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User Review  - elsyd - LibraryThing

The charm of this book is partly the plain, simple language used by the author, never trying to be something she was not. I would defy any woman to read this book and not find something that relates to her own life. Anne Ellis was a fine, hardworking woman. Read full review


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Anne Ellis came as a child to Rosita, Colorado a mining town outside Westcliffe. She was raised there and in the mining camps of the eastern San Juans. She wrote her autobiographical account of pioneer life in 19th century Colorado mining camps, THE LIFE OF AN ORDINARY WOMAN, in 1929.

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