In the true stories, essays, and poems of Leaning into the Wind we meet the real women of the High Plains today. Included are reflections on cowboys, tractor-driving lessons, ranch marriages, outhouses, and family legacies.
Woven on the Wind: Women Write about Friendship in the Sagebrush West
The result is woven on the wind, a unique and exhilarating collection, "a beautiful, intricate mosaic of women as mothers as well as friends" Fencepost. They called on women in sixteen states and provinces to write about their friendships with other women in the West, a subject that they discovered has all too often been overlooked or underplayed.
Condition: New. The voices in this volume -- unsentimental, and utterly unforgettable -- take readers into the fields, unflinching, barns, kitchens, and souls of nearly 150 women and reveal a vital part of the real western American story. Here is the essence of the West -- not the myth, but the truth. Isbn13: 9780618219209.
Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. The grassroots publishing sensation continues with woven on the WIND, the second volume of women's writing from the heart of the American West compiled by the editors and ranchers Linda Hasselstrom, Nancy Curtis, and Gaydell Collier. Tracking provided on most orders.
In a region where time and space are large and solitude is a fact of life, heartbreak, rigors, ironies, these women tell of the beauties, and humor of life and how it is uniquely enriched by friendships past and present. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! .
Crazy Woman Creek: Women Rewrite the American West
Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Lively, urgent, heartfelt, enduring, Crazy Woman Creek celebrates community — connections built or strengthened by women that unveil a new West. Readers will encounter Buddhists in Nebraska, Hutterites in South Dakota, rodeo moms rather than soccer moms.
. In crazy woman creek, 153 women west of the Mississippi write of the ways they shape and sustain their communities. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! A woman chooses horse work over housework; neighbors pull together to fight a raging wildfire; a woman rides a donkey across Colorado to raise money after the tragedy at Columbine.
Tracking provided on most orders. Long troubled by the misguided images of skinny cowgirls on prancing palominos, the editors embarked on a mission to set the record straight. Condition: New. Green paperback with picture of hats hanging on a clothes line. 295 pages. They wanted these western women to reveal the realities of their lives in their own words.
Women recall harmony found at a drugstore, at a powwow, in a sewing circle. Crazy woman creek is a collection of prose and poetry about real women in the West and their connection to a larger whole.
Woven on the Wind: Women Write About Friendship in the Sagebrush West
Isbn13: 9780618219209. Tracking provided on most orders. Focuses on the friendship bonds between women and highlights the beauty, sturdiness, and symbiosis that characterizes the American West. Condition: New. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Green paperback with picture of hats hanging on a clothes line.
295 pages. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.