Nothing to Do But Stay: My Pioneer Mother

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Thorndike Press, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 186 pages
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Carrine Gafkjen sets out to build a homestead on the windswept North Dakota prairie. She is a heroic homesteader who fights for her dreams.

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User Review  - Jill41 - LibraryThing

I was given this book by a fellow librarian who said it was amazing. She was right. I couldn't put it down. Simply eloquent prose about a woman and her family living on the North Dakota plains. Sweet ... Read full review

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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

The subtitle is “My Pioneer Mother,” and much of this memoir features Young’s mother Carrine Gafkjen Berg. But this is really the story of a family’s experiences in the early 20th century in North ... Read full review

Contents

ONE The Education of a Family
9
TWO The Seedling Years
61
THREE Prairie Cook
83
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