Girl from the Gulches: The Story of Mary Ronan  (Pasta blanda)

Girl from the Gulches: The Story of Mary Ronan (Pasta blanda)

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  • A covered wagon on a dim road, the promise of a long journey, and the wonder of what lay ahead filled the shadowy spaces of Mary Sheehan Ronan's earliest memories. By the time she was a married woman in her twenties, she was a well-seasoned pioneer, having crossed most of the country and retraced her steps back across a third of it. In this highly readable, entertaining account, Ronan tells the story of one woman's life in the West during the second half of the nineteenth century.
  • This detailed memoir recalls the young girl's journey across the Great Plains, her childhood on the Colorado and Montana mining frontiers, her ascent to young womanhood on a farm in southern California, her experiences as a student in a Los Angeles convent school, her return to Montana as a bride, and her life on the Flathead Indian Reservation as wife of the Indian agent. The exhilaration of a forbidden sled ride, the creaking of the hangman's rope, her father giving the last of their water to his dying mule--these things Ronan describes with vivid clarity. Ably edited and annotated, Girl from the Gulches offers a unique perspective that is a joy to read.
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  • PID ODFmODA5Mm
  • Número de modelo 978-0917298974
  • ISBN 978-0917298974

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Número de paginas: : 264 páginas
Editor: Montana Historical Society Press; Edición: 1st (1 de septiembre de 2003)
ISBN-10: 0917298977
ISBN13: 978-0917298974
Peso: 12.6 oz.

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