By Margaret Ronan,Ellen Baumler
This precise memoir recollects the younger girl’s trip around the nice Plains, her formative years at the Colorado and Montana mining frontiers, her ascent to younger womanhood on a farm in southern California, her reviews as a scholar in a l. a. convent college, her go back to Montana as a bride, and her existence at the Flathead Indian Reservation as spouse of the Indian agent. The pleasure of a forbidden sled trip, the creaking of the hangman’s rope, her father giving the final in their water to his death mule—these issues Ronan describes with brilliant readability. Ably edited and annotated, woman from the Gulches bargains a special point of view that could be a pleasure to read.
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Girl from the Gulches by Margaret Ronan,Ellen Baumler