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A Name of Her Own (Tender Ties Historical Series, 1)
A Name of Her Own - Tender Ties Historical Series, 1
Author: Jane Kirkpatrick
Based on the life of Marie Dorion, the first mother to cross the Rocky Mountains and remain in the Northwest, A Name of Her Own is the fictionalized adventure account of a real woman’s fight to settle in a new landscape, survive in a nation at war, protect her sons and raise them well and, despite an abusive, alcoholic husband, keep...  more
ISBN-13: 9781578564996
ISBN-10: 1578564999
Publication Date: 8/20/2002
Pages: 400
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3.8 stars, based on 53 ratings
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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I loved this book. Jane K. really weaves a beautiful quilt of history and relationships in her story of a wonderful Indian woman who marries a French Canadian . Marie, the woman, goes through many hardships and one great heartbreak in this book and makes you cheer for her all the way through.
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This was a great book! The relationship with Marie and Pierre Dorion felt so real--it was not all happiness, but a lot of heartache mixed with the good. This book left me wanting to read the other books in the series. I highly recommend this!

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I loved this book. Grab some kleenex. Very emotional read.
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Good insight into what traveling across the US to the Pacific must have been like for those first explorers.
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A wonderful, gripping tale told by a gifted author who draws you into the characters' lives and leaves you wanting the next book yesterday!


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