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A Name of Her Own (Tender Ties Historical Series #1) (edition 2002)
A Name of Her Own by Jane Kirkpatrick
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 073942954X, Hardcover)A Name of Her Own is a fictionalized account of the life of Marie Dorion. With 2 young sons to raise, Marie refuses to stay in St. Louis when her husband heads West with the Wilson Hunt Astoria expedition of 1811, making her the first mother to cross the Rockies and stay in the Northwest. On the trip, Marie meets the famous Lewis and Clark interpreter, Sacagawea. Both are pregnant Indian women married to mixed-blood men of French Canadian and Indian descent who have traveled with expeditions led by white men and are raising sons in a white world.
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Based on the true story of Madame Marie Dorion, this audiobook richly details the life of this indomitable woman and the men who, along with her, opened the West to trade and settlement.
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