Letters of a Woman Homesteader
, Non Fiction
, Book Club
, American History
, Biography Memoir
Literally sick from the hard work and poor living conditions in Denver, widowed Elinore took her ~4 year old daughter and settled in the wilds of Wyoming. Although the territory was largely unpeopled and filled with physical hardship, Elinore loved it. She wrote amusing letters filled with anecdot...
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A fun read! Elinore was such a lively and interesting person. She seemed to always look on the bright side and always made the best of any situation. Her personality alone made the book worth the read.
Loved this! Stewart's letters are delightful. Betsy-Tacy is always my frame of reference for the early teens, and I kept thinking about how while Elinore was mowing the meadow or helping someone deliver a baby, Betsy was trying to get a bath in a German hostel. Stewart is indomitable, plucky, and am...