Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.
Bachelor Bess: The Homesteading Letters of Elizabeth Corey, 1909-1919…
No current Talk conversations about this book.
References to this work on external resources.
Wikipedia in English
No descriptions found.
In July 1909 twenty-one-year-old Elizabeth Corey left her Iowa farm to stake her claim to a South Dakota homestead. Over the next ten years, as she continued her schoolteaching career and carved out a home for herself in this inhospitable territory, she sent a steady stream of letters to her family back in Iowa. From the edge of modern America, Bess wrote long, gossipy accounts—"our own continuing adventure story," according to her brother Paul—of frontier life on the high plains west of the Missouri River. Irrepressible, independent-minded, and evidently fearless
Is this you?
Become a LibraryThing Author.