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Trials of the earth : the true story of a pioneer woman / Mary Mann Hamilton.

Hamilton, Mary, 1866-1937 author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 8 of 19 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

5 current holds with 19 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS-Geneva 921 HAM HAM (Text) 34207002026673 Adult Non-fiction Biographies Checked out 11/14/2016
Batesville Memorial Public Library - Batesville 976.24 HAMILTON (Text) 34706001527425 Non-Fiction 900-999 Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene County Public Library - Eastern Branch 976.2 HAM (Text) 36804000240344 NONFICTION Checked out 10/26/2016
Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown 92 HAMILTO (Text) 79361000099006 Adult Nonfiction - Biography Available -
Centerville Center Township Public Library - Centerville 92 HAM (Text) 76895000241093 1st Floor New Books Checked out 10/25/2016
Culver-Union Township Public Library - Culver BIO HAM-M HAM-M (Text) 34304000832908 Adult - Biography Available -
Flora-Monroe Township Public Library - Flora 976.2 HAM (Text) 50825010702743 Non-Fiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch B HAMILTON, MARY HAMILTON (Text) 33946003132623 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 10/26/2016
Kendallville Public Library - Kendallville BIOGRAPHY HAMILTON (Text) 37516002022325 Adult New Book Shelf Checked out 11/04/2016
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville 921 HAM (Text) 37323005273175 NONFIC Available -
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Record details

  • 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.

Content descriptions

General Note: "Originally published by University Press of Mississippi, October 1992"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.: "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."
Subject: Hamilton, Mary, 1866-1937.
Pioneers > Mississippi > Delta (Region) > Biography.
Women pioneers > Mississippi > Delta (Region) > Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life > Southern States.
Frontier and pioneer life > Mississippi.
Frontier and pioneer life > Arkansas.
Delta (Miss. : Region) > Biography.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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