Publication: Privately printed, 2012, NP, 2013
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