Girl from the Gulches
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Girl from the Gulches

Globe Pequot / Paperback

Expected to ship on or about 01/12/18.
Stock No: WW298977


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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Globe Pequot
ISBN: 0917298977

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A covered wagon on a dim road, the promise of a long journey, and the wonder of what lay ahead filled the shadowy spaces of Mary Sheehan Ronan's earliest memories. By the time she was a married woman in her twenties, she was a well-seasoned pioneer, having crossed most of the country and retraced her steps back across a third of it. Ronan tells her story in this highly readable, entertaining account of one woman's life in the West during the second half of the nineteenth century. This detailed memoir recalls a girl's growing up on the Montana mining frontier, her ascent to young womanhood on a farm in southern California, her experiences as a student in a Los Angeles convent school, her return to Montana as a bride, and her life on the Flathead Indian Reservation as wife of the Indian agent. The exhilaration of a forbidden sled ride, the creaking of the hangman's rope, her father giving the last of their water to his dying mule--these things Ronan remembers with vivid clarity. A highly readable, entertaining account, Girl from the Gulches's unique perspective is a joy to read.

Author Bio

Ellen Baumler resides in Helena and works as a historian at the Montana Historical Society.

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¿One of the most important personal recollections of Montana¿s mining frontier.¿
¿Mary Clearman Blew, author of Bone Deep in Landscape

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