Stokes Carson: Twentieth-century Trading on the Navajo Reservation

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University of New Mexico Press, Jan 1, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 225 pages

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Contents

Stokes Carson and Jessie Smith
3
Navajos Traders and Sheep
9
Carsons Trading Post
21
Copyright

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About the author (1987)

Author Willo Davis Roberts was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on May 29, 1928. Her first novel, Murder at Grand Bay, was published in 1955. The View from the Cherry Tree was originally meant to be an adult novel, but was then sold as a children's book; it was published in 1975 and started her career as a children's mystery writer. Roberts wrote a total of ninety-nine children and adult books during her lifetime and won numerous awards including the Mark Twain award for The Girl with the Silver Eyes (1980) and Baby-Sitting Is a Dangerous Job (1985) and the Edgar Allen Poe Award for Megan's Island (1988), The Absolutely True Story of My Visit to Yellowstone with the Terrible Rupes (1994), and Twisted Summer (1996). She died on November 19, 2004 from congestive heart failure.

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