This is a wonderful book, with meaningful characters and gorgeous writing.
With believable characters, making interesting sometimes upsetting choices, even a very contemporary "in the news" plotline, Richman has a lot to offer here.
I am a fan of chick lit but every once in a while I like to venture out of that easy to read, predictable but entertaining world of books.
Having just finished The Last Cowgirl and now into the third hour of continued breathlessness, I feel compelled to let you know how much this beautiful work affected me. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Mountain Bookie
Strong sense of place, great dialogue and a love story. What's not to love? I'm a city girl and love to be transported to the mountains or the desert or the sea. I was transported. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Lesa Ferguson
Felt author was using this novel? to write about everything bad in her life. Abusive father, unhappy home life, hating where she lived, political events. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Sharon Woodward
Richman brings a rich and complex story to full expression in her novel The Last Cowgirl. The heart-wrenching miseries of growing up in a first-generation ranching family, with a... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Finn
I am a fan of chick lit but every once in a while I like to venture out of that easy to read, predictable but entertaining world of books. Read morePublished 23 months ago by cb
This is one of those books that takes you out of your own world for a while and lets you immerse yourself into a different one. Read morePublished on December 3, 2011 by Every Woman
Jana Richman's The Last Cowgirl, chronicles the Sinfield family's move from the Salt Lake City suburbs to a small, ill-equipped ranch near Clayton, Utah. Read morePublished on October 25, 2011 by Mary E. Trimble
This novel really does read like a memoir as another person has already stated. It is a memoir of growing up on a ranch in 1960s Utah. Read morePublished on March 21, 2009 by Tara
Excellent character development with accurate protrayal of the independent personality found so often in out-of-the-way parts of our country. Read morePublished on October 13, 2008 by Abigal Dalene