Riding the white horse home: a western family album

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Pantheon Books, Apr 6, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 219 pages
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The author of Cowgirls: Women of the American West limns a portrait of three generations of women--her mother, grandmother, and great aunts--in the rural West, their links to the family's Wyoming ranch, and the loss of their rural lifestyle. 10,000 first printing. Tour.

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User Review  - juniperSun - LibraryThing

Very interesting book, exploring family relationships amid the changing West, the myths that our nation has about cowboys and the reality of life on a ranch. Explores her personal knowledge of the ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A heartfelt tribute to the Wyoming family ranch on which Jordan (Cowgirls, 1982) was raised, and to the hardy people who chose that difficult way of life. Part of the proud fourth generation to run ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Teresa Jordan is an editor of two anthologies of western women's writing. She has been a regular contributor to The Savvy Traveler and other public radio shows, introducing a large audience to the land, culture and folklife of the American West.

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