The Life of an Ordinary Woman

The Life of an Ordinary Woman

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by Anne Ellis
     
 

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In Anne Ellis, readers will discover the perfect blend of the ordinary and the extraordinary, a pioneer who, "like the most valued of friends, is a woman of wry wit, plain courage, keen perceptions" (Molly Gloss). Powerfully conjuring up the world of the mining camps and colorful communities of the central Rocky Mountains, Ellis interweaves an invaluable history of…  See more details below

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In Anne Ellis, readers will discover the perfect blend of the ordinary and the extraordinary, a pioneer who, "like the most valued of friends, is a woman of wry wit, plain courage, keen perceptions" (Molly Gloss). Powerfully conjuring up the world of the mining camps and colorful communities of the central Rocky Mountains, Ellis interweaves an invaluable history of the nineteenth-century American West with a valiant personal tale.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803267046
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Publication date:
08/01/1980
Series:
American Biography Series
Pages:
315
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Anne Ellis came as a child to Rosita, Colorado a mining town outside Westcliffe. She was raised there and in the mining camps of the eastern San Juans. She wrote her autobiographical account of pioneer life in 19th century Colorado mining camps, THE LIFE OF AN ORDINARY WOMAN, in 1929.

ROBERT W. BLY is the Director of the Center for Technical Communication, a consulting firm that specializes in business communication and marketing. He has been a copywriter and consultant for more than twenty years, and is the author of more than forty-five books.

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