Letters of a Woman Homesteader

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2006-06-30
Publisher(s): Dover Publications
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"Warmly delightful, vigorously affirmative." - The Wall Street Journal. Told with vivid gusto by a young, fiercely determined widow, this towering classic of American frontier life paints a candid portrait of her work, travels, neighbors, and harsh existence on a Wyoming ranch in the early 1900s. Includes 6 original illustrations by N.C. Wyeth.

Table of Contents

I. The Arrrival at Burnt Fork 1(2)
II. Filing a Claim 3(4)
III. A Busy, Happy Summer 7(5)
IV. A Charming Adventure and Zebulon Pike 12(9)
V. Sedalia and Regalia 21(4)
VI. A Thanksgiving-Day Wedding 25(3)
VII. Zebulon Pike Visits His Old Home 28(2)
VIII. A Happy Christmas 30(6)
IX. A Confession 36(2)
X. The Story of Cora Belle 38(8)
XI. Zebbie's Story 46(8)
XII. A Contented Couple 54(7)
XIII. Proving Up 61(2)
XIV. The New House 63(4)
XV. The "Stocking-Leg" Dinner 67(6)
XVI. The Horse-Thieves 73(10)
XVII. At Gavotte's Camp 83(3)
XVIII. The Homesteader's Marriage and a Little Funeral 86(4)
XIX. The Adventure of the Christmas Tree 90(9)
XX. The Joys of Homesteading 99(2)
XXI. A Letter of terrine's 101(1)
XXII. The Efficient Mrs. O'Shaughnessy 102(2)
XXIII. How It Happened 104(3)
XXIV. A Little Romance 107(11)
XXV. Among the Mormons 118(11)
XXVI. Success 129

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