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The women who made the West

Author: Western Writers of America.
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Retold are the stories of eighteen women who helped shape the West, where they worked as doctors and reporters, started farms and families, wrote and rode, made their fortunes, and staked claims in the gold fields.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Western Writers of America.
Women who made the West.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1980
(OCoLC)647094587
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Western Writers of America.
ISBN: 0385158017 9780385158015
OCLC Number: 6041132
Description: xi, 252 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Angel of the Pecos / Eve Ball --
Bride Who Went West / Barbara Ketcham --
Transplanted Britisher / Peggy Simpson Curry --
Three Wishes / Nellie Snyder Yost --
Heroine of Honey Creek / Lyle Bruere and Ruth Van Ackeren --
Lure of Gold / Carolyn Niethammer --
Good Old Gal / Mary'n Rosson --
Polly Pry / Mary Lou Pence --
Mother Joseph / Lucile McDonald --
Pioneer Doctor / Judy Alter --
Dame Shirley / Reba Cunningham and Jeanne Williams --
Beloved Healer / Judy Skalla --
Medicine Woman / Jan Barnhart and Carol Cohea-O'Hearn --
Horse Trader / Joyce Roach --
Great Western / Nancy Hamilton --
Justice of the Peace / Mae Urbanek --
Reformer / Pamela Herr --
From Rags to Riches / Roberta Cheney --
Index.
Responsibility: the Western Writers of America.

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Retold are the stories of eighteen women who helped shape the West, where they worked as doctors and reporters, started farms and families, wrote and rode, made their fortunes, and staked claims in the gold fields.

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