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

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  • 22 of 24 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 24 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch 921 HAM HAM (Text) 34207002026673 Adult Non-fiction Biographies Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 976.24 HAMILTON (Text) 34706001527425 Non-Fiction 900-999 Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Eastern Branch 976.2 HAM (Text) 36804000240344 NONFIC Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 92 HAMILTO (Text) 79361000099006 Adult Nonfiction - Biography Available -
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville 92 HAM (Text) 76895000254831 1st Floor Nonfiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver BIO HAM-M HAM-M (Text) 34304000832908 Adult - Biography Available -
Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora 976.2 HAM (Text) 50825010702743 Non-Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 921 HAM (Text) 33187004078198 Nonfiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch B.c Hamilton, Mary Mann (Text) 78294000259832 Adult Biography Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library B HAMILTON, MARY MANN (Text) 37500004203176 Biographies 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.

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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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