"A grand book...a vivid picture of life on the trails." -- William Bullard, Former Administrator, National Frontier Trails Center, Independence, MO
"Finely crafted, clean, engaging." -- Lillian Schlissel, Professor Emerita, American Studies, Brooklyn College
"This is the way people should learn history--through the lives of real people." -- Riane Eisler, author, The Chalice and the Blade; Sacred Pleasure
About the Author
Susan G. Butruille's writing career began with a fishing column for an Alaskan newspaper. Since then, she has published widely in newspapers and magazines and edited publications for the Council of American Embroiderers, the American University, and the National Society for Training and Development. The author is a seasoned keynote speaker and workshop presenter. A native of Colorado, Butruille has lived in Wyoming, Alaska, Washington, DC, Oregon, and Washington state.