Women Writers of the West: Five Chroniclers of the Frontier

Women Writers of the West: Five Chroniclers of the Frontier

by Julie Danneberg

Paperback(First Edition)

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Told in a unique first-person creative nonfiction narrative, Women Writers of the West profiles five women driven to write and succeed at a time when ambition in women was viewed as a flaw, not an asset--Helen Hunt Jackson, Jessie Benton Fremont, Louise Clappe, Mary Hallock Foote, Gertrude Bonnin.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555914646
Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing
Publication date: 07/17/2003
Series: Notable Western Women Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Julie Danneberg, a third-generation Colorado native, grew up listening to stories about her grandmother, a miner's daughter, and her great-grandmother, an Irish immigrant turned miner's wife. Love of these women and their stories started her lifelong admiration of all courageous women of the West.

Table of Contents

Jessie Benton Fremont1
Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe17
Mary Hallock Foote33
Helen Hunt Jackson49
Gertrude Bonnin67

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