Nothing to Do But Stay: My Pioneer Mother

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University of Iowa Press, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 117 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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A perfect book of the genre of someone remembering the life of their Norwegian immigrant parents on the high plains and their growing up years. Lots of interesting details about women's, men's, and children's lives on homesteads and during the Great Depression. A real gem. Read full review

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One The Education of a Family 1
Two The Seedling Years
Three Prairie Cook

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Young is a graduate of the University of Minnesota.

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