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Land of the Burnt Thigh
Land of the Burnt Thigh
Author: Edith Eudora Kohl
Among the hordes of homesteaders who settled the American West were thousands of single women who hoped to gain for themselves a piece of land and the money and satisfaction that came with it. The memoirs of many of these self-described "girl homesteaders," long ignored by historians, show the significant impact these women had on their communi...  more »
ISBN: 57914
Pages: 296

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Publisher: MHS Press
Book Type: Paperback
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Great piece of historical fiction, focusing not only on the homesteaders of westward movement, but also the story of woman empowerment in the United States. Outstanding writing.