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Hearts West

By: Chris Enss

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Falcon: 06/01/2005

Seller ID: 72756X

ISBN: 076272756X

Condition: 128 pages, 6 x 9, paperback, Falcon


WANTED: A girl who will love, honest, true and not sour;a nice little cooing dove, and willing to work in flour. Desperate to strike it rich during the Gold Rush, thousands of men traveled West to the emerging frontier, where they outnumbered women twelve to one. Only after they arrived did some of them realize how much they missed female companionship. Hearts West brings to life true stories of mail-order brides of the Gold Rush era. Some found soul mates; oth... View more info

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How the West Was Worn

By: Chris Enss

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Falcon: 09/01/2005

Seller ID: 735648

ISBN: 0-7627-3564-3

Condition: 224 pages, 7 1/2 x 9 1/4, paperback, Falcon


Fashion that was in vogue in the East was highly desirable to pioneers during the frontier period of the American West. It was also extraordinarily difficult to obtain, often impractical, and sometimes the clothing was just not durable enough for the men and women who were forging new homes for themselves in the West. Full hoopskirts were of little use in a soddy on the prairie, and chaps and spurs were a vital part of the cowboy's equipment.In this book, author Chri... View more info