Synopses & Reviews
All aspects of western feminine life, which include a good deal about the western male, are covered in this lively, informal but soundly factual account of the women who built the West. Among those whose stories are included are Elizabeth Custer; Lola Montez, Ann Eliza Young, Josephine Meeker, Carry Nation, Esther Morris, and Virginia Reed.
A lively, informal but soundly factual account of notable women who helped build the West in the mid to late 1800s. Traces how the reaction of these women to the frontier experience influenced the development of American mores and democracy.
About the Author
Dee Brown is author of numerous books including Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. The Fetterman Massacre and The Galvanized Yankees are both available as Bison Books.