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Montana Madams by Nann Parrett

Montana Madams

by Nann Parrett

Publication: Farcountry Press, 2016, Helena

First edition. 8vo. Stiff pictorial wrappers. 208 pp. Dedication. Acknowledgements. Contents. Illustrations. Index. "Men flooded to the Montana frontier for gold, furs, rich land, and jobs. Women followed, but their options were more limited. Here are stories of women who made a desperate choice, turning the law of supply and demand to their advantage. Many eked out a meager but independent existence; grit and business acumen brought remarkable wealth and influence - even respectability - to a few. From Alzada to Yaak, these enterprising women shaped Montana communities." Fine unread copy.

Inventory Number: 43958

$25.00