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Frontier grit : the unlikely true stories of daring pioneer women / Marianne Monson.

Monson, Marianne, 1975- author. (Author). Shaffer, Caroline, narrator. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mitchell Community Public Library - Mitchell CD 920.72 MON (Text) 36823001559122 Audiobooks Checked out 12/19/2016
Schricker Main Library BCD 921 BRO (Text) 30032001778288 NEW ADULT AUDIOBOOKS Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781504741972 (audiobook)
  • Physical Description: [5 sound discs (approximately 6 hours)?] : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : [Blackstone Audio], [2016].
  • Distributor: Old Saybrook, Connecticut : www.micromarketing.org

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Aunt Clara Brown : a woman in a thousand -- Charley Parkhurst : most celebrated stagecoach driver in the West -- Luzena Stanley Wilson : ever-resourceful -- Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton : the first Mexican-American novelist -- Abigail Scott Duniway : Oregon Trail suffragette -- Mother Jones : she could not be silenced -- Nellie Cashman : gold rush "boomer" -- Mary Hallock Foote : mining town author and illustrator -- Martha Hughes Cannon : frontier doctor, state senator, women's rights activist -- Zitkala-Sa : "Red Bird" -- Donaldina Cameron : the most loved and feared woman in Chinatown -- Makaopiopio : the spirit of Aloha.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Caroline Shaffer.
Summary, etc.: "Discover the stories of twelve women who heard the call to settle the west and who came from all points of the globe to begin their journey. As a slave Clara watched helplessly as her husband and children were sold, only to be reunited with her youngest daughter, as a free woman, six decades later. As a young girl, Charlotte hid her gender to escape a life of poverty and became the greatest stagecoach driver that ever lived. As a Native American, Gertrude fought to give her people a voice and to educate leaders about the ways and importance of America's native people. These are gripping miniature dramas of good-hearted women, selfless providers, courageous immigrants and migrants, and women with skills too innumerable to list. Many were crusaders for social justice and women's rights. All endured hardships, overcame obstacles, broke barriers, and changed the world. The author ties the stories of these pioneer women to the experiences of women today with the hope that they will be inspired to live boldly and bravely and to fill their own lives with vision, faith, and fortitude."--provided by the publisher.
Source of Description Note: Title and description based on researched data; resource not viewed.
Subject: Women pioneers > United States > Biography.
United States > History > 1865-1921 > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.
Audiobooks.

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