Fearless: A Novel of Sarah Bowman

Fearless: A Novel of Sarah Bowman

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by Lucia St. Clair Robson
     
 

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When General Zachery Taylor led his Army into Mexico in 1846, Sarah Bowman went along as a laundress. Standing almost six feet tall, she gained the nickname The Great Western. She became a familiar figure, riding through the smoke and gunfire of battle to retrieve the wounded. The men of the Second Artillery made her an honorary member of their unit, and she was

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When General Zachery Taylor led his Army into Mexico in 1846, Sarah Bowman went along as a laundress. Standing almost six feet tall, she gained the nickname The Great Western. She became a familiar figure, riding through the smoke and gunfire of battle to retrieve the wounded. The men of the Second Artillery made her an honorary member of their unit, and she was the only woman buried in the military cemetery at Ft. Yuma.

Editorial Reviews

Dale Walker
(Bowman) strides into life from history's dusty pages under Lucia St. Clair Robson's expert pen.... Robson has writen a vibrant work that gives us back some forgotten history.
name unknown
Robson continues to turn just-the-facts into highly realistic historical fiction, filled with strongly focused characters and glowing with phosphorescent detail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013360846
Publisher:
Lucia Robson
Publication date:
08/31/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
213,973
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Lucia St. Clair Robson was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and raised in south Florida. She has been a Peace Corps Volunteer in Venezuela, a teacher in Brooklyn, New York, and a librarian in Anne Annapolis, Maryland. She also has lived in Japan, South Carolina, and Arizona. She is the author of nine historical novels.

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Fearless: A Novel of Sarah Bowman 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Carolyn1940 More than 1 year ago
Ms. St. Clair Robson kept this book very interesting while weaving in historical data. Loved it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago