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.
About the Author
Joanna L. Stratton
was born and raised in Washington, D.C., 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.