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A great book, but looks like it was printed in a garage.
Ms Bird had the ability to write in a way that the reader can visualize and almost smell and taste her daily experiences into the rugged American West.
This is a fabulous book, particularly if you are familiar with San Francisco, Lake Tahoe and/or Colorado.
The book is poorly printed. About half of the pages contain text that is not evenly saturated and therefore unpleasant for reading:( I knew the content was historical- but I did... Read morePublished 28 days ago by lesley silvestris
A great book, but looks like it was printed in a garage. No notes, historical context or bio info, which I found unusual...Published 4 months ago by Debra Hurst
Not sure her story is entirely accurate. She may have been spinning some tales on the weather severity and her clothing to impress her sister. Read morePublished 9 months ago by ColoradoEngineer
I've now read Isabella Bird's writings in Hawaii, Japan and am almost through with the journey through Tibet. Read morePublished 9 months ago by barbara e. kiyosaki
The print is smaller then anticipated. With todays tech i am not sure what they are doing? i bought this as a gift and the recipient is pleased with the product. Read morePublished 9 months ago by robert purcell
This book was a great read. It made me feel like I was right there with her experiencing it all. It was a wonderful way to learn the history of that time period in Colorado. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Laura Bates
I very much enjoyed these letters from an adventuring Englishwoman who shared life in the mountains and explored on horseback in fall and early winter. Read morePublished 13 months ago by sinclair
Courage and tenacity describe this women and her determination to visit one of the most beautiful places on the earth. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Lorena D Elliott
It is 1873. A 41 year old woman has enjoyed six months in Hawaii's summerland. On her way home to England, she decides to take in Colorado's celebrated mountain scenery. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Lois-ellin Datta