Trials of the earth : the true story of a pioneer woman / Mary Mann Hamilton.
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- ISBN: 9780316341394
- ISBN: 0316341398
- Physical Description: xiv, 318 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: First Little, Brown and Company edition.
- Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016.
- Copyright: ©2012
"Originally published by University Press of Mississippi, October 1992"--Title page verso.
"Near the end of her life, Mary Mann Hamilton (1866 - c.1936) was encouraged to record her experiences as a female pioneer. The result is the only known firsthand account of a remarkable woman thrust into the center of taming the American South-surviving floods, tornadoes, and fires; facing bears, panthers, and snakes; managing a boardinghouse in Arkansas that was home to an eccentric group of settlers; and running a logging camp in Mississippi that blazed a trail for development in the Mississippi Delta. All this she tackled--and diligently wrote about in secrecy, in a diary that not even her family knew she kept--while caring for her children, several of whom didn't survive the perils of pioneer life. The extreme hard work and tragedy Hamilton faced are eclipsed only by her emotional and physical strength; her unwavering faith in her husband, Frank, a mysterious Englishman; and her tenacious sense of adventure."--Amazon.com
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