Pioneer women: voices from the Kansas frontier

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Simon and Schuster, 1981 - Biography & Autobiography - 319 pages
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A collection of firsthand accounts by pioneer women portrays the hardiness, perseverance, devotion, and ingenuity they displayed in the face of a lonely, dangerous, and exciting life.

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User Review  - Donna828 - LibraryThing

This was a wonderful collection of accounts written by the women who played an integral part in settling Kansas. These women worked side by side with their husbands while raising a passel of children ... Read full review

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User Review  - ShannaRedwind - LibraryThing

What a fabulous book, compiling many first hand accounts written by actual Kansas Pioneer women into a very readable book. Pioneer women is well organized into distinct sections so that the diverse ... Read full review


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About the author (1981)

Joanna L. Stratton was born and raised in Washington, D.C., but considers Kansas and her family there as her second home. She began her work on "Pioneer Women" while attending Harvard College, from which she graduated with honors in 1976. She is currently pursuing graduate studies at Stanford University.

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