Westering women

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Doubleday , Garden City, N.Y
Women -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature., Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature., Women -- West (U.S.) -- Biography., Frontier and pioneer life -- West (

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Statementby Helen Markley Miller; illustrated by Gilbert Riswold.
ContributionsRiswold, Gilbert.
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LC ClassificationsF591 .M5
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5822403M
LC Control Number61008897
OCLC/WorldCa9344834

Westering Women is Sandra Dallas' finest book yet. Dallas captures the essence of life on the overland trail to California in so accurately, but with one twist.

This story is about a wagon train comprised of Chicago women intended to be brides for California miners. The writing is superb/5. This was a fictional story of a small group of women who went west from Chicago to California in search of husbands working in the gold mines. The book was a decent read, but the author went a bit overboard with the number of supposed “ bad guys” who were after different ladies.

A decent read, but not one of the author’s best/5(). Westering Women: A Novel - Kindle edition by Westering women book, Sandra. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Westering Women: A Novel/5().

From the bestselling author of Prayers for Sale, Sandra Dallas' Westering Women is an inspiring celebration of sisterhood on the perilous Overland Trail AG Journal's RURAL THEMES BOOKS FOR WINTER READING | Hasty Book Lists' BEST BOOKS COMING OUT IN JANUARY “ Exciting novel difficult to put down.”Brand: St.

Martin''s Publishing Group. From the bestselling author of Prayers for Sale, Sandra Dallas' Westering Women is an inspiring celebration of sisterhood on the perilous Overland Trail AG Journal's RURAL THEMES BOOKS FOR WINTER READING | Hasty Book Lists' BEST BOOKS COMING OUT IN JANUARY “ Exciting novel difficult to put down.”Author: Sandra Dallas.

A wonderful read for lovers of historical fiction. I absolutely loved this book; the characters, the sense of camaraderie and adventure, and the unity of the women.

Take this perilous trip to the California goldfields with this group of 44 women. I received this copy from St. Martin’s Press and NetGalley. The opinions and statements above are. Westering Women is Sandra Dallas' finest book yet. Dallas captures the essence of life on the overland trail to California in so accurately, but with one twist.

Westering women book story is about a wagon train comprised of Chicago women intended to be brides for California miners. The writing is superb.

From the bestselling author of PRAYERS FOR SALE, Sandra Dallas' WESTERING WOMEN is an inspiring celebration of sisterhood on the perilous Overland Trail. "If you are an adventuresome young woman of high moral character and fine health, are you willing to travel to California in search of a good husband?".

Westering Women has been in the back of my mind ever since I started writing fiction. Still, it was a hard book to write, requiring numerous drafts. I started with a cast of thousands and whittled them down to a handful of women. The women are the heroes in Westering women book story of the Overland Trail.

(Histories of the American Frontier) Professor Myres gives frontier women a voice they never had. She uses extensive source material by and about women--letters, journals, and reminiscences from over collections--to study the impact of the frontier on women's lives and the role of women in the West/5.

The entertaining latest from Dallas (Some Place to Call Home) focuses on a motley group of women who form a bond traveling to California on the Overland Trail.

In Chicago, Maggie sees a notice. Westering Women. Sandra Dallas. [January 7] pages. [Source: Review copy] First sentence: Hidden beneath her black umbrella, Maggie stood in the shelter of the church and stared at the woman reading the broadsheet.

From the bestselling author of Prayers for Sale, Sandra Dallas' Westering Women is an inspiring celebration of sisterhood on the perilous Overland Trail. "If you are an adventuresome young woman of high moral character and fine health, are you willing to travel to California in search of a good husband?".

Once again, Sandra Dallas knocks it out of the park with her latest book, Westering Women. It is Chicago and Maggie is a young seamstress with a young daughter. She happens upon a flyer seeking ‘eligible women’ to venture west to the gold mines of Goosetown, California.

Maggie has many secrets she struggles to keep at bay. Synopsis From the bestselling author of Prayers for Sale, Sandra Dallas' Westering Women is an inspiring celebration of sisterhood on the perilous Overland Trail AG Journal's RURAL THEMES BOOKS FOR WINTER READING | Hasty Book Lists' BEST BOOKS COMING OUT IN JANUARY“Exciting novel difficult to put down.” —Booklist "If you are an adventuresome young woman of high moral.

From the bestselling author of Prayers for Sale, Sandra Dallas' Westering Women is an inspiring celebration of sisterhood on the perilous Overland Trail AG Journal's RURAL THEMES BOOKS FOR WINTER READING | Hasty Book Lists' BEST BOOKS COMING OUT IN JANUARY " Exciting novel difficult to put down.".

She will discuss and sign Westering Women ($ St. Martin's Press), a historical fiction novel and inspiring celebration of sisterhood on the perilous Overland Trail. It's and Maggie sees postings soliciting "eligible women" to travel to the gold mines of Goosetown.

So she joins 43 other women on the dangerous 2,mile journey west. "From the bestselling author of Prayers for Sale, an inspiring celebration of sisterhood on the perilous Overland Trail "If you are an adventuresome young woman of high moral character and fine health, are you willing to travel to California in search of a good husband?".

I first learned about Westering Women by Sandra Dallas on the Reading Frenzy, and when opportunity presented itself I grabbed my earbuds and devoured this historical fiction. I laughed, cheered and cried right along with these women on their perilous journey west.

Narrated by Angela Dawe, our tale begins in Chicago, /5. Here are links to all 12 Westering Women blocks from last year. All the blocks are from reader Star2Tia. A nice bunch of blocks, don't you think. Book featuring our Antebellum Album BOM out soon. Click to see more: Westering Women: Links to BOM Quilt Patterns January (9) () Author: Barbara Brackman.

From the bestselling author of Prayers for Sale, Sandra Dallas' Westering Women is an inspiring celebration of sisterhood on the perilous Overland Trail AG Journal's RURAL THEMES BOOKS FOR WINTER READING | Hasty Book Lists' BEST BOOKS COMING OUT IN JANUARY“Exciting novel difficult to put down.” —Booklist "If you are an adventuresome young woman of high moral.

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"From the bestselling author of Prayers for Sale, an inspiring celebration of sisterhood on the perilous Overland Trail "If you are an adventuresome young woman of high moral character and fine health, are you willing to travel to California in search of a good husband?". Westering Women A Novel (Book): Dallas, Sandra: From the bestselling author of Prayers for Sale, Sandra Dallas' Westering Women is an inspiring celebration of sisterhood on the perilous Overland Trail AG Journal's RURAL THEMES BOOKS FOR WINTER READING | Hasty Book Lists' BEST BOOKS COMING OUT IN JANUARY Exciting novel difficult to put down.

-- Booklist If. Westering Women A Novel (Book): Dallas, Sandra: "From the bestselling author of Prayers for Sale, an inspiring celebration of sisterhood on the perilous Overland Trail "If you are an adventuresome young woman of high moral character and fine health, are you willing to travel to California in search of a good husband?" It's February,and all around Chicago, Maggie sees the postings.

A positive rating based on 3 book reviews for Westering Women by Sandra Dallas. Westering Women A Novel (Book): Dallas, Sandra: It's February,and all around Chicago, Maggie sees the postings soliciting "eligible women" to travel to the gold mines of Goosetown.

A young seamstress with a small daughter and several painful secrets, she has nothing to lose. So she joins forty-three other women and two pious reverends on the dangerous 2,mile journey west. Westering Women A Novel (Book): Dallas, Sandra: "From the bestselling author of Prayers for Sale, an inspiring celebration of sisterhood on the perilous Overland Trail "If you are an adventuresome young woman of high moral character and fine health, are you willing to travel to California in search of a good husband?" It's February,and all around Chicago, Maggie sees.

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Buy a cheap copy of Westering Women book by Sandra Dallas. Free shipping over $   Westering Women (Book): Dallas, Sandra: "From the bestselling author of Prayers for Sale, an inspiring celebration of sisterhood on the perilous Overland Trail "If you are an adventuresome young woman of high moral character and fine health, are you willing to travel to California in search of a good husband?" It's February,and all around Chicago, Maggie sees the postings soliciting.

Westering Women will have patterns for 12" block designs, each chosen for a traditional name that recalls a location along the old trails from the Missouri River to the Pacific coast. Amelia Stewart Knight left a diary of her tripAuthor: Barbara Brackman.

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WESTERING WOMEN. By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. The author has ably researched the biographies of 14 pioneer women who helped settle the West.

Backgrounds, motivations and contributions differ in each case, but their dauntless courage and their ability to endure hardship are common.WESTERING WOMEN is structurally sound without any glaring grammatical errors. It’s obvious effort was put into editing.

There were some repetitive thoughts from the characters that could have been culled, but those didn’t irritate me as much as they do in some books.

It was the lack of “feels” that bothered me most.Westering Women A Novel (Book): Dallas, Sandra: "It's February,and all around Chicago, Maggie sees the postings soliciting "eligible women" to travel to the gold mines of Goosetown.

A young seamstress with a small daughter and several painful secrets, she has nothing to lose. So she joins forty-three other women and two pious reverends on the dangerous 2,mile journey west.