Letters of a Woman Homesteader

Version: Unabridged
Author: Elinore Pruitt Stewart
Narrator: Rebecca Burns
Genres: Biography & Memoir, Essays & Anthologies
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Published In: October 2008
# of Units: 4 CDs
Length: 4 hours, 30 minutes
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Overview

Letters of a Woman Homesteader presents an outstanding first-person account of life on the American frontier. Elinore Pruitt Stewart took up homesteading in Burnt Fork, Wyoming, in 1909, to prove that a woman could ranch. Her captivating letters, sent to a former employer in Denver, reveal the isolation, the beauty, and the joy of working the prairie.

The basis for the acclaimed movie Heartland, this charming chronicle is part of our vanished past. Stewart's courage and her delight in the world around her cannot fail to capture the hearts of her listeners.

Author Details

Author Details

Stewart, Elinore Pruitt

Elinore Pruitt Stewart was born in 1878. Letters of a Woman Homesteader, first published in 1914, inspired the critically acclaimed movie Heartland.