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The Resource Frontier grit : the unlikely true stories of daring pioneer women, Marianne Monson

Frontier grit : the unlikely true stories of daring pioneer women, Marianne Monson

Label
Frontier grit : the unlikely true stories of daring pioneer women
Title
Frontier grit
Title remainder
the unlikely true stories of daring pioneer women
Statement of responsibility
Marianne Monson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Monson shares the stories of twelve women who heard the call to settle the west and came from all points of the globe to begin their journey. As a slave, Clara watched helpless as her husband and children were sold, only to be reunited with her youngest daughter six decades later. Charlotte hid her gender to escape a life of poverty and became the greatest stagecoach driver that ever lived. A Native American, Gertrude fought to give her people a voice and to educate leaders about the ways and importance of America's native people. All endured hardships, overcame obstacles, and changed the world
Summary
Discover the stories of twelve women who “heard the call” to settle the west and who came from all points of the globe to begin their journey
Pace
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10534052
Cataloging source
UPB/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Monson, Marianne
Dewey number
920.72
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women pioneers
  • Women pioneers
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the unlikely true stories of daring pioneer women
Label
Frontier grit : the unlikely true stories of daring pioneer women, Marianne Monson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aunt Clara Brown : a woman in a thousand -- Charley Parkhurst : most celebrated stagecoach driver in the West -- Luzena Stanley Wilson : ever-resourceful -- Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton : the first Mexican-American novelist -- Abigail Scott Duniway : Oregon Trail suffragette -- Mother Jones : she could not be silenced -- Nellie Cashman : gold rush "boomer" -- Mary Hallock Foote : mining town author and illustrator -- Martha Hughes Cannon : frontier doctor, state senator, women's rights activist -- Zitkala-Sa : "Red Bird" -- Donaldina Cameron : the most loved and feared woman in Chinatown -- Makaopiopio : the spirit of Aloha
Control code
1648922
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 198 pages
Isbn
9781629722276
Lccn
2016011148
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781629722276
  • (OCoLC)944956251
Label
Frontier grit : the unlikely true stories of daring pioneer women, Marianne Monson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aunt Clara Brown : a woman in a thousand -- Charley Parkhurst : most celebrated stagecoach driver in the West -- Luzena Stanley Wilson : ever-resourceful -- Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton : the first Mexican-American novelist -- Abigail Scott Duniway : Oregon Trail suffragette -- Mother Jones : she could not be silenced -- Nellie Cashman : gold rush "boomer" -- Mary Hallock Foote : mining town author and illustrator -- Martha Hughes Cannon : frontier doctor, state senator, women's rights activist -- Zitkala-Sa : "Red Bird" -- Donaldina Cameron : the most loved and feared woman in Chinatown -- Makaopiopio : the spirit of Aloha
Control code
1648922
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 198 pages
Isbn
9781629722276
Lccn
2016011148
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781629722276
  • (OCoLC)944956251

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