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Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West - Dorothy Wickenden
Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781439176580 (1439176582)
ASIN: 1439176582
Publisher: Scribner
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Stop Making Sense
Stop Making Sense rated it
2.0 Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West
Man, I am 0-for-2 this week in finishing books. I couldn't get through this one, either. I was interested in it because the protagonists are two young women from upstate New York, and it's the true story of their going out to the frontier (in Colorado) to be schoolteachers. Unfortunately, the book i...
Reflections
Reflections rated it
4.0 Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West
Wonderful story of teaching school in the wild west.
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it
2.0
This was a labor of love on the part of the author. Her grandmother, Dorothy Woodruff, was one of the two intrepid high society East Coast young ladies who set off for Colorado in 1916 to spend a year teaching in a rural school. A lot of research went into the preparation of this book, and there ar...
Damn Good Books (or not)
Damn Good Books (or not) rated it
3.0
I was a bit underwhelmed by this book. The potential for a ripping good story is there but I felt bogged down throughout the first half...second half is better but then it's over. An excerpt made a great New Yorker piece and maybe that was enough.
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