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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User Review  - CandyH - LibraryThing

This was a truly heartwarming story to read. It is the story of a Norwegian woman and her life homesteading in North Dakota. The challenges she faced and the courage she had in settling her acreage ... Read full review

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User Review  - strandbooks - LibraryThing

This was a good book to read while vacationing on the North Shore in Minnesota. It is about the author's mother and homesteading life through WWII. At first it seemed more like a list of what happened ... Read full review


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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