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Author Wickenden, Dorothy.
Title Nothing daunted : the unexpected education of two society girls in the West / Dorothy Wickenden.
Published New York, NY : Scribner, 2011.
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 Floor3  LA2315.C59 W53 2011    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Description xiv, 286 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-273) and index.
Contents 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 "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.
ISBN 1439176582 (hardback)
9781439176580 (hardback)
9781439176597 (paperback)
1439176590 (paperback)
9781439176603 (ebook)
1439176604 (ebook)
Standard # 40019563483
OCLC number 687664078