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Nothing daunted : the unexpected education of two society girls in the West / Dorothy Wickenden.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main Library 371.1 WICKE (Text) IALBO102654032 Book Club Checked out 05/06/2017

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  • ISBN: 9781439176580 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1439176582 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9781439176597 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1439176590 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 286 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scribner, 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note: 14 copies.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Beginnings. -- Overland journey -- The girls from Auburn -- "A funny, scraggly place" -- "Refined, intelligent gentlewomen" -- Old World and New. -- Unfenced -- The grand tour -- Ferry's scheme -- Departure -- Hell Hill -- Working Girls. -- Turnips and tears -- The mad ladies of Strawberry Park -- Debut -- Reckonings. -- The cream of Routt County -- "Unarmed and defenseless" -- "The dark days are very few" -- Three-wire winter -- Commencement.
Summary, etc.: "A captivating book about Dorothy Wickenden's grandmother, who left her affluent East Coast life to "rough it" as a teacher in Colorado in 1916"-- Provided by publisher.
"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.
Subject: Woodruff, Dorothy.
Underwood, Rosamond.
Teachers > Colorado > Biography.
Education > Colorado > History > 20th century.

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