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Claiming ground

Author: Laura Bell
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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In 1977, Laura Bell, at loose ends after graduating from college, leaves her family home in Kentucky for a wild and unexpected adventure: herding sheep in Wyoming's Big Horn Basin. By turns cattle rancher, forest ranger, outfitter, masseuse, wife and mother, Bell vividly recounts her struggle to find solid earth in which to put down roots.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Local history
Named Person: Laura Bell; Laura Bell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Bell
ISBN: 9780307474643 030747464X
OCLC Number: 648922391
Description: 241 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Migration --
Coon Creek Camp --
McCullough Peaks --
Trailing --
Burnt Mountain --
Hidden --
Medicine Wheel --
Highway --
Murdi --
On the Diamond Trail --
Gathering --
Shell Creek --
Home --
Leaving --
The stone school --
Jenny --
Moving camp --
Heart Mountain --
Claiming ground.
Responsibility: Laura Bell.

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In 1977, Laura Bell, at loose ends after graduating from college, leaves her family home in Kentucky for a wild and unexpected adventure: herding sheep in Wyoming's Big Horn Basin. By turns cattle rancher, forest ranger, outfitter, masseuse, wife and mother, Bell vividly recounts her struggle to find solid earth in which to put down roots.

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