The Deadliest Woman in the West: Mother Nature on the Prairies and Plains 1800-1900

The Deadliest Woman in the West: Mother Nature on the Prairies and Plains 1800-1900

by Rod Beemer
     
 

Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press

Earthquakes, tornadoes, floods, prairie fires, lightning, and droughts tested the mettle of both native and newcomer. This is the story of man’s encounters with Mother Nature on America’s prairies and plains during nineteenth-century westward expansion and settlement.

 

Overview


Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press

Earthquakes, tornadoes, floods, prairie fires, lightning, and droughts tested the mettle of both native and newcomer. This is the story of man’s encounters with Mother Nature on America’s prairies and plains during nineteenth-century westward expansion and settlement.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870044557
Publisher:
Caxton Press
Publication date:
05/01/2006
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Rod Beemer is a freelance writer whose work includes several books, magazine and newspaper articles and anthologies.  Rod and his wife Dawn have been married for more than 40 years and they make their home in Bennington, Kansas.

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