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We Never Speak of It: Idaho-Wyoming Poems, 1889-90
by Jana Harris
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0865381097, Paperback)A new book by the award-winning poet of pioneer life, and a redesigned edition of one of her previous collections. These dramatic monologues depict the real life stories of pioneer women and children who were stranded and settled along the trails of the great Western Migration. Together, the voice of the local schoolteacher and those of her students and their parents illustrate the intimate, unspoken goings-on in and around the mythical frontier town of Cottonwood. Accompanied by historical maps and photographs, this series of linked poems was sculpted out of years of archival research.
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This series of interconnected dramatic monologues illustrates the true stories of frontier women and children who were stranded on and settled along the trails to the West. Spanning the school year 1889-90, we follow the intimate day-to-day lives of a school teacher, her students, and their parents in the mythical town of Cottonwood.
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