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Nothing Daunted
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Dorothy Wickenden
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

"A captivating book about Dorothy Wickenden's grandmother, who left her affluent East Coast life to "rough it" as a teacher in Colorado in 1916"-- Provided by publisher.
Nothing Daunted
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Dorothy Wickenden
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-21 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The acclaimed and captivating true story of two restless society girls who left their affluent lives to “rough it” as teachers in the wilds of Colorado in 1916. In the summer of 1916, Dorothy Woodruff and Rosamond Underwood, bored by society luncheons, charity work, and the effete men who courted
Those Good Gertrudes
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Geraldine J. Clifford
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-20 - Publisher: JHU Press

Those Good Gertrudes explores the professional, civic, and personal roles of women teachers throughout American history. Its voice, themes, and findings build from the mostly unpublished writings of many women and their families, colleagues, and pupils. Geraldine J. Clifford studied personal history manuscripts in archives and consulted printed autobiographies, diaries,
Off the Beaten Page
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Terri Peterson Smith
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Chicago Review Press

Blending literature and travel, this book offers a look at 15 U.S. destinations featured in the works of famous writers. Designed as a guide to help avid bibliophiles experience, in person, the places they've only read about, award-winning journalist Terri Peterson Smith takes readers on lively tours that include a
Little Pieces of Hope
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Todd Doughty
Categories: Self-Help
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-12 - Publisher: Penguin

“Todd Doughty is one of the happiest people on the planet. He finds things big and small that make us smile, and in this wonderful book he shares them with a world he cherishes.”—John Grisham “A poetic, sparkling gem you’ll want to pick up every time you need a smile.