My husband randomly picked this book up for me at the Library.
I loved the author's Impatient With Desire so I decided to ignore my misgivings about a book by an author who is on a journey "finding herself".
The author peppers this magnificent book with so many wonderful insights and quotes that resonated with me.
I became hooked on the Donner story after reading this book and Gabrielle Burton's "Impatient with Desire; The Lost Journal of Tamsen Donner. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Bunny
Burton's memoir layers the story of Tamsen Donner, wife of the man who gave the ill-fated Donner Party its name in history, with her own quest to explore and honor the earlier... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Society Nineteen
Searching for Tamsen Donner-- ©2009 Gabrielle Burton University of Nebraska Press
Here we have a story of one woman's search for another, or at least the search for... Read more
My husband randomly picked this book up for me at the Library. I didn't get right into it but soon I was hooked and read half the book in one sitting. Read morePublished on October 15, 2011 by C. B. Lewis
Enjoyed it overall. It was a pleasant read although I was expecting more information about the Donner party & Tamsen Donner, it did give me some insight into the authors journey,... Read morePublished on April 7, 2011 by rn
I've long been fascinated by the Donner Party. Having been to many of the sites that the author mentions, it was so often like finding a common friend. She reveres what I revere. Read morePublished on January 28, 2011 by Marcie
I was eager to read this book after hearing of it via Maureen Corrigan's list of favorite books for 2010. Read morePublished on January 11, 2011 by Rebecca Tolley-Stokes
I loved the author's Impatient With Desire so I decided to ignore my misgivings about a book by an author who is on a journey "finding herself". It was a good decision. Read morePublished on November 29, 2010 by corgicrazylibrarian
The book was okay, but nothing close to "Impatient With Desire" Gabrielle's odd combination of insecurity and self-righteous (but not really well thought out) feminism is just too... Read morePublished on August 13, 2010 by Amazon Customer