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Letters of a Woman Homesteader (Illustrated)
     

Letters of a Woman Homesteader (Illustrated)

by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
 

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In 1909, a recent widow and single mother, Elinore Pruitt Stewart accepted a job as housekeeper to a wealthy cattleman in Burntfork, Wyoming. There she she filed on her own land and recorded details of her life on her small ranch. Her letters were written from 1909 to 1913 and walk the line between truth and fiction. Though not originally intended for publication,

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In 1909, a recent widow and single mother, Elinore Pruitt Stewart accepted a job as housekeeper to a wealthy cattleman in Burntfork, Wyoming. There she she filed on her own land and recorded details of her life on her small ranch. Her letters were written from 1909 to 1913 and walk the line between truth and fiction. Though not originally intended for publication, Stewart later did publish this collection of her letters in 1914. The illustrated edition contains illustrations by N.C. Wyeth.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014564311
Publisher:
Girlebooks
Publication date:
04/22/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,285,596
File size:
484 KB

Meet the Author

Elinore Pruitt Stewart (1876-1933) was born in U.S. Indian Territory. In 1909, a recent widow and single mother, she accepted a job as housekeeper to a wealthy cattleman in Burntfork, Wyoming. There she she filed on her own land and recorded details of her life on her small ranch in letters. Though not originally intended for publication, Stewart later did publish collections of her letters in Letters of a Woman Homesteader (1914) and Letters on an Elk Hunt (1915).

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