Download e-book for kindle: Girl from the Gulches by Margaret Ronan,Ellen Baumler

By Margaret Ronan,Ellen Baumler

ISBN-10: 0917298977

ISBN-13: 9780917298974

A lined wagon on a dim street, the promise of an extended trip, and the beauty of what lay forward stuffed the shadowy areas of Mary Sheehan Ronan’s earliest stories. by the point she was once a married lady in her twenties, she used to be a well-seasoned pioneer, having crossed many of the nation and retraced her steps again throughout a 3rd of it. during this hugely readable, pleasing account, Ronan tells the tale of 1 woman’s existence within the West through the moment half the 19th century.

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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