More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Arizona Women, 2nd

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Moving portraits of fourteen independent women who helped make Arizona what it is today More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Arizona Women profiles the lives of fourteen of the state's most fascinating figures—women from across Arizona, from many different backgrounds, and from various walks of life. With enduring strength and compassion, these remarkable women broke through social, cultural, or political barriers to make contributions to society that still have an impact today. Read about:• Sister Mary Fidelia ...
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Overview

Moving portraits of fourteen independent women who helped make Arizona what it is today More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Arizona Women profiles the lives of fourteen of the state's most fascinating figures—women from across Arizona, from many different backgrounds, and from various walks of life. With enduring strength and compassion, these remarkable women broke through social, cultural, or political barriers to make contributions to society that still have an impact today. Read about:• Sister Mary Fidelia McMahon, designer of a thriving Tucson hospital• Sharlot Mabrith Hall, poet and territorial historian• Pearl Hart, the original lady bandit• Polingaysi Qöyawayma, a Hopi educator of thousands of young peopleEach of these women demonstrated an independence of spirit that is as inspiring now as it was then. Read about their extraordinary lives in this captivating collection of biographies.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762778324
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/6/2012
  • Series: More than Petticoats Series
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,386,504
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 1.70 (d)

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Before plunging into the freelance life, Wynne Brown worked as a copy editor and staff writer at The Knoxville (Tenn.) News-Sentinel. She has also been a mother, a scientific illustrator, university instructor, veterinary assistant, farmer, pizza waitress, house cleaner, and carpenter's helper. Her writing, illustrations, and photography have appeared in numerous academic, trade, and general interest publications nationwide. Of all the places she's lived, she feels most at home in southeast Arizona, where she and her husband are building a straw bale house. Their progress is carefully monitored by an ever-changing number of dogs, cats, and horses.
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