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Trials of the Earth

The True Story of a Pioneer Woman

by Mary Mann Hamilton

Hardcover, 318 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $27 |


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This first-hand account of a woman pioneer trying to make a life for herself in the untamed American South of the late 19th century describes how she cared for her children while surviving floods, tornadoes, fires and wild animals. 30,000 first printing.

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'Trials Of The Earth' Shows The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Pioneer Life

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