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Wild Women of the Wild West
by Jonah Winter
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0823416011, School & Library Binding)Annie Oakley could shoot a gun better than any man in the Wild West. Mary Fields hauled stones and lumber. When one man challenged her, she beat him in a gunfight. Time after time, Polly Pry, a newspaper reporter, risked her life when she exposed bad guys and wrote the truth. And Sarah Winnemucca, daughter of a Paiute chief, fought in battle, negotiated peace between Indians and settlers, and gained civil rights for her people.
Biographical sketches, color portraits and sepia line drawings reveal the accomplishments of fifteen amazing women whose adventurous spirit helped build our nation.
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Presents an account of frontier life for women in the American West through brief biographies of fifteen famous individuals, including Calamity Jane, Belle Starr, Nellie Cashman, Mary Fields, and Annie Oakley.
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