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Nothing daunted : the unexpected education of two society girls in the West

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Scribner, New York, p.286 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb LA2315 .C59 W53 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9341095

Keywords:

Dorothy, Education--Colorado--History--20th century, Rosamond, Teachers--Colorado--Biography, Underwood, Woodruff

Abstract:

Contents: pt. 1. Beginnings. Overland journey ; The girls from Auburn ; "A funny, scraggly place" -- "Refined, intelligent gentlewomen" -- pt. 2. Old world and new. Unfenced ; The Grand Tour ; Ferry's scheme ; Departure ; Hell Hill -- pt. 3. Working girls. Turnips and tears ; The mad ladies of Strawberry Park ; Debut -- pt. 4. Reckonings. The cream of Routt county ; "Unarmed and defenseless" ; "The dark days are few" ; Three-wire winter ; Commencement.; Summary: "A captivating full-length book derived from a widely read and much beloved New Yorker piece about Wickenden's grandmother and her grandmother's best friend who left their affluent East Coast lives to "rough it" as teachers in the wilds of Colorado in 1916"--Provided by publisher.

Publication Language:

eng