Publication: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1968, Garden City
First edition. Signed by the author. 85 pp. in stiff pictorial wrappers. True stories of pioneer women in Arizona and the West. Stories about Clara Brown, a freed slave who traveled by wagon train to Colorado and became one of the richest women in the West; Sally Rooke, who came from Iowa to homestead in New Mexico and worked as a telephone operator, saving a town from a flash flood; Mary Ann Tewksbury, who moved with her family to Pleasant Valley where her life was changed forever by the Pleasant Valley War; Pearl Cromer, who spent the first seven years of her life in a covered wagon; Peter and Veronica Michelbach, who immigrated to Arizona from Germany where they homesteaded on beautiful Hart Prairie on the San Francisco Peaks near Flagstaff; Ruth Jordan, who was a teacher in a one-room schoolhouse. With each story the author has paired a complementary humorous short story about the "Good ol' Days" in Arizona written by the author's father in the 1960's and 70's. As new. Never read.
Inventory Number: 38439