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Charley's choice : the life and times of Charley Parkhurst / by Fern J. Hill.

Hill, Fern J. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Perry Co PL - Bookmobile BF HIL (Text) 70621000559418 BKM-Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780741446435
  • ISBN: 074144643X
  • Physical Description: 278 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: West Conshohocken, PA : Infinity Publishing, c2008.

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Summary, etc.:
"Charley Parkhurst ran away from an orphanage, worked hard learning horse craft, and, over the ensuing years, earned a hallmark reputation driving a six-up in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Georgia, and California during the gold rush era. When death overtook Charley, many long-time friends and acquaintances were astounded to learn the tough old stage-driver was a well-endowed woman who had given birth at some point in her life. A member of the all-male Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Charley was the only woman known to have voted in California during the 1868 federal election, fifty-two years before women won the right to vote."--Page 4 of cover.
Subject: Parkhurst, Charley, 1812-1879 > Fiction.
Genre: Autobiographical fiction.
Western stories.

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