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Peter S. Prescott Newsweek Irresistible...uncommonly interesting...a remarkable distillation of invaluable primary sources.
Carolyn See Los Angeles Times Book Review Here are the voices of some of the most wonderful women you can imagine calling out from the past, telling about their lives. And no doubt about it, the 'pioneer women' lived eventful lives. All this is wonderful material, wonderful stuff.
Cleveland Plain Dealer A striking testimonial to the too often overlooked feminine half of the pioneer experience.
Joanna L. Stratton was born and raised in Washington, DC, but considers Kansas and her family there as her second home. She began her work on Pioneer Women while attending Harvard College, from which she graduated with honors in 1976. She is currently pursuing graduate studies at Stanford University.See all Editorial Reviews
This book is an absolute delight to read. I had ancestors in Kansas during the time of this book so reading the women's recounting of their lives is very rewarding.Published 3 months ago by DI
Pretty straightforward and very interesting. The women had to be just as tough as the men.Published 4 months ago by cheryl Kahler
This is a great book that everyone should read.. If you think you have it hard today read this and thank God how blessed you are to live in this day and time. Read more
One of my favorite books. I've misplaced a couple of copies over time (lent them out?) but I always need a copy on my bookshelf to
read parts again and to lend it out.. Read more
A must read for anyone interested in pioneer days. A very good book.Published 8 months ago by Jeri Bonnette