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Tomboy Bride

A Woman"s Personal Account of Life in Mining Camps of the West

by Harriet Fish Backus

  • 354 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Pruett Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Women,
  • Backus, Harriet Fish,
  • Women"s Studies - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8346256M
    ISBN 100871085127
    ISBN 109780871085122

    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. She had a memory like a trap and wrote so many interesting details about life in the early 's.   Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises Tomboy Bride Sally Taylor Tomboy Bride ℗ Blue Elbow Publishing BMI New Y Released on: Auto-g.

    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). The Tomboy Bride. Disclaimer: "Ranma Before long, a man in his late 50s came into the room holding a book. He had long hair and a mustache, which were now mostly gray. He sat down on the bed next to his granddaughter, while her mother left the room. "I've brought you a special present," he began. He handed the book to Nodoka.

    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. 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 : $


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Tomboy Bride: A Woman's Personal Account of Life in Mining Camps of the West (The Pruett Series)/5(). Tomboy Bride book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A true pioneer of the West, Harriet Backus writes about her amusing a /5. 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/5().

Tomboy Bride. likes 1 talking about this. 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 Followers:   Review of Tomboy Bride Tomboy Bride book absolutely loved this book and this series.

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Pam rated it really liked it. Tomboy Bride is by Alicia Street. It is one of the books in the boxed set Ten Brides for Ten Heroes/5. Get this from a library. Tomboy bride. [Harriet Fish Backus] -- Around the turn of the twentieth century, Harriet Fish at the age of twenty hopped on a train in Oakland and headed to Denver to begin a new life with her fiancee George Backus.

After the young. 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 have been sold since that time.4/5(2).

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. 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 have been sold since that time. show more/5(). 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).

“Tomboy Bride” is also the number-one seller in the gift store at the Telluride Historical Museum, which has a small “Tomboy Bride” exhibit. And it is apparently the “most lifted” book at Telluride’s hotels and short-term rentals, so locals are constantly needing to replenish their supply. If you want to learn more about what life was like at 11, feet in the mountains of Colorado during the mining days, read Harriet Backus' book, "Tomboy Bride." In the book.

Tomboy Bride. likes 1 talking about this. 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. 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). Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by ImportBot. | History. An edition of Tomboy bride () Tomboy Bride A Woman's Personal Account of Life in Mining Camps of the West by Harriet Fish Backus3/5(1).

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. 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). tomboy bride by harriet fish backus.

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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: $. In "A Visit With the Tomboy Bride" the well-known Colorado historian Duane Smith gives us a further look into her adventurous life at the Tomboy Mine, high above Telluride, Colorado.

Harriet wrote to Duane after he reviewed her book instarting a correspondence that continued until her death. About For Books Tomboy Bride: A Woman s Personal Account of Life in Mining Camps of the West For. Dinhdsewerqe. [PDF] Gold Rushes and Mining Camps of the Early American West Download Full Ebook.

Eiwi. Download Ghost Towns of the Southwest: Your Guide to the Historic Mining Camps and Ghost Towns."Tomboy Bride" by mdiblasi (see profile) 05/06/09 "A woman's memoir of being a new bride living in the mining towns of the American West during the early 's" by skarohlid (see profile) 09/04/08 We all really enjoyed this book.