Book reading next month - Dryden Book Club of Dryden, NYYou've been a reading machine lately! As I read the description, I wondered if it was a true story and have to admit I was relieved to see it's not. The book does sound fascinating. By the way, what's a Yankee Swap? Oh, I couldn't finish this one actually.
One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd (20th Anniversary Edition)
Kristin P. The writing just does not sound like a woman wrote it. Her journals of her travels with the Natives, gives us a look into what might have happened if this program was entertained during the Late s. Disussion L.
I also appreciated his descriptions of the west as well as the Indians' way of life. And perhaps Wonen have What I'm Reading Now. That sounded meaner than I intended.
I leave this record for my dear children, Hortense and William, in the event that they never see their loving mother again and so that they might one day know the truth of my unjust incarceration, my escape from Hell, and into whatever is to come in these pages Today is my birthday, and I have received the greatest gift of all — freedom! I make these first poor scribblings aboard the westbound Union Pacific train which departed Union Station Chicago at a. We are told that it will be a fourteen-day trip with many stops along the way, and with a change of trains in Omaha. Although our final destination was intended to have been concealed from us, I have ascertained from overhearing conversations among our military escort they underestimate a woman's auditory powers that we are being taken first to Fort Sidney aboard the train — from there transported by wagon train to Fort Laramie, Wyoming Territory, and then on to Camp Robinson, Nebraska Territory. How strange is life.
I may add this to my Women Unbound list. What's New - Home - Login. The book isn't perfect. The nurses and attendants did not speak to me.
The Indians and the U. The author does an excellent job describing the envirnoment and characters. What was your least favorite part. The story is fantastic.Would highly recommend reading. In short, I think One Thousand White Women is an indictment against the way books are selected for publishing. A fictious account of getting brides for Native Americans to somehoe sooth racial tensions.
Mary H. In addition to reading, and watching Penn State. This is an unbelievably. Elaine L.