By: Judy Bridell
Heritage Books, Inc: 2004
Seller ID: B2489
Condition: 172 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2004, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 172 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
The major part of this book is a creative nonfiction imagining of the life of Elmina Tuttle, nineteenth-century woman of Lewis and Jefferson Counties, northeastern New York. Descended from New England colonists, raised as a Quaker, and widowed by three Union Army soldiers, she witnessed the departure of many members of her large family for land in Indiana, Iowa, Nebraska and Kansas. Elmina was born in a log cabin in the forest but lived to attend her granddaughter's high school graduation. Hers is a classic story of an American woman's dreams, setbacks and perseverance. The text is enlivened b... View More...