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6 edition of Tomboy bride. found in the catalog.

Tomboy bride.

Harriet Fish Backus

Tomboy bride.

by Harriet Fish Backus

  • 62 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Pruett Press in [Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Backus, Harriet Fish,
    • Miners" spouses -- West (U.S.) -- Biography,
    • West (U.S.) -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT275.B143 B3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination273 p.
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4433246M
      LC Control Number79080764

        At 84, Harriet Baccus wrote and published the "Tomboy Bride", a first person memoir and up close look at her times as a woman in the crazy world of mining up ab feet in Telluride, which was recieved with high praise as one of the most unique books written about the . Tomboy bride by Backus, Harriet Fish A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Rating: % positive.

        She wrote "Tomboy Bride "in the early s, but it was repeatedly rejected by publishers. Being independent and ahead of her time, she self-published the book. In , Pruett Publishing of Boulder, Colorado took over publication, and o copies of the book have been sold since that time. show more/5(). Find items like Tomboy Bride: 50th Anniversary Edition and read 2 reviews with a 5/5 star rating at Bas Bleu. Harriet Fish was just twenty years old when she left San Francisco in to marry assayer George Backus and move with him to a rugged mining town perched high in Colorado's San Juan Mountains. It was a difficult life, in which groceries arrived by mule train, babies traveled in boxes 5/5(2).

      Tomboy Bride is a bridge story connecting to characters in all of my series. It is also where the Rocklyn family is first introduced. “After reading one book from this author, I had to read them all! Tomboy Bride is so full of energy and attitude from each character you can’t help but read through with anticipation.”~Amazon reader review. BRK4G Pruett Publishing, Book is in very good condition, however dustcover shows a lot of edge wear. There is a dedication on inside front cover to previous owner from a friend who used to live in Tomboy Mines Colorado. Customer service is our #1 priority. We sell great books at great prices with super fast shipping and free tracking.5/5(1).


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Tomboy bride by Harriet Fish Backus Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sharing her amusing and often challenging experiences as a new bride in the high San Juan Mountains where the Tomboy Mine operated above Telluride, Colorado, she paints a poignant picture of the people, and the life centered around silver mining where most of the book takes place/5().

This book was written in the s but not published until It’s the memoir of a woman named Harriet who—in —travelled alone from Oakland, CA to the Tomboy Mine above Telluride, CO to marry her high-school sweetheart, George/5.

"As the classic Telluride read, Tomboy Bride has held the #1 spot on the annual bestseller list at BTC for over a decade. An amazing story the first time you read it, and fun to gift to those who wonder what living in the wild alpine west was like/5(). It's always wonderful to discover a new author who writes books you love.

That's Tomboy bride. book case with Alicia Street and Tomboy Bride,the story of Kendra Rocklyn and Orlando Ortega, who would never have met unless she was desperate to fool her dismissive family into thinking he was her main squeeze/5(17).

Paperback Tomboy Bride endures as a classic of the region to this day as it captures in heart-felt emotion and vivid detail the personal account of Harriet Backus, a true pioneer of the West. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App/5().

Tomboy Bride is by Alicia Street. It is one of the books in the boxed set Ten Brides for Ten Heroes. The books all have the same plot which is very simple-boy meets girl, have problems, make up and get married/5(9). She wrote Tomboy Bride in the early s, but it was repeatedly rejected by publishers.

Being independent and ahead of her time, she self-published the book. InPruett Publishing of Boulder, Colorado took over publication, and o copies of the book Price: $ Tomboy Bride.

likes. My grandmother is the author; I grew up listening to her stories that she was able to publish in this book. A Woman’s Personal Account of Life in Mining Camps of the WestFollowers: A year or so ago in Telluride, CO., in a borrowed house, I found a book called “Tomboy Bride”.

The image of a young 19th century frontier woman striding wide open into a new life resonated deeply with me, and helped me identify my self in a new world. The song “Tomboy Bride” just came tumbling out. Tomboy Bride was everything the cover promised. A feel good book and sweet romance wrapped up in one.

I like my heroines to be real, to have real lessons to learn and Kendra certainly has to figure out some truths about people and how she views them/5(6). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the His Tomboy Bride by Leanna Wilson at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Book Edition: Original. Scopri Tomboy Bride: One Woman's Personal Account of Life in Mining Camps of the West di Backus, Harriet Fish, Houston, Pam: spedizione gratuita per i clienti Prime e per ordini a /5(95).

A Colorado favorite, Tomboy Bride presents the first-hand account of a young pioneer woman and her life in a rough and tumble mining town of the Old West. In at the age of twenty, Harriet Fish hopped on a train from Oakland, California, to the San Juan Mountains of Colorado in search of a new life as the bride of assayer George Backus.

She wrote Tomboy Bride in the early s, but it was repeatedly rejected by publishers. Being independent and ahead of her time, she self-published the book.

InPruett Publishing of Boulder, Colorado took over publication, and o copies of the book Author: Harriet Fish Backus.

Tomboy Bride book about life in Colorado mining camps This is a fantastic book for those of us who love Colorado and the old mines and the beauty and harshness of the climate in the high altitudes. This Lady did a fantastic job of writing the book.5/5(11).

She wrote Tomboy Bride in the early s, but it was repeatedly rejected by publishers. Being independent and ahead of her time, she self-published the book. InPruett Publishing of Boulder, 4/5(2). A Colorado favorite, Tomboy Bride presents the first-hand account of a young pioneer woman and her life in a rough and tumble mining town of the Old West.

In at the age of twenty, Harriet Fish hopped on a train from Oakland, California, to the San Juan Mountains of Colorado in search of a new life as the bride of assayer George : West Margin Press. Pris: kr.

Häftad, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp Tomboy Bride av Harriet Fish Backus på A Visit with the Tomboy Bride Biographies It has been over thirty years since Harriet Fish Backus wrote Tomboy Bride.

Those that have read this regional classic about the trials and tribulations of a new bride at the Tomboy Mine, high above Telluride, Colorado, are passionate in their praise for it.

Since the author died over twenty-five years ago it was presumed that there would never be a. Find books like Tomboy Bride: A Woman's Personal Account of Life in Mining Camps of the West from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads mem. My grandmother, Harriet Fish Backus, wrote Tomboy Bride. My mother was born in in Telluride, after her mother came down to the "town" from the Tomboy Gold mine, feet above Telluride, to give birth to her first child. There are several photos of my mom as a young girl in the book.5/5(5).

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Tomboy bride by Harriet Fish Backus, JunePruett Publishing Company edition, Paperback in English.