Women of the West

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Orion Books, 1982 - Social Science - 240 pages
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Here is a myth-shattering look at the women who helped to settle the West, told through their own words and illustrated with 150 period photographs. Through diaries, memoirs, letters, and journals, Women of the West introduces 11 real frontier women whose words combine to re-create a place and time when resourcefulness and courage were demanded of everyone.

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Women of the West tells the stories of women who travelled across America in the 1800s to new lives in the West. This is a great book. I think what I like most about it is the breadth of experience ... Read full review

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About the author (1982)

Cathy Luchetti has written many award-winning books, including "Women of the West", "Home on the Range" (winner of the James Beard Award), & "Medicine Women".

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