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Discover the stories of twelve women who heard the call to settle the west and who came from all points of the globe to begin their journey. As a slave, Clara watched as her husband and children were sold, only to be reunited with her youngest daughter, as a free woman, six decades later. As a young girl, Charlotte hid her gender to escape a life of poverty and became the greatest stagecoach driver that ever lived. As a Native American, Gertrude fought to give her people a voice and to educate leaders about the ways and importance of her culture.

These are gripping miniature dramas of good-hearted women, selfless providers, courageous immigrants and migrants, and women with skills too innumerable to list. Many were crusaders for social justice and women’s rights. All endured hardships, overcame obstacles, broke barriers, and changed the world.

The author ties the stories of these pioneer women to the experiences of women today with the hope that they will be inspired to live boldly and bravely and to fill their own lives with vision, faith, and fortitude. To live with grit.

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  • “An anthology of true-life stories about twelve courageous frontier women…Utterly absorbing from cover to cover. Highly recommended.”

    Midwest Book Review

  • “There’s admiration in Caroline Shaffer’s voice as she narrates the stories of twelve women and their accomplishments in the American West…Listeners will no doubt find the women Monson writes about as admirable as she does.”

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  • “A compact, informative, briskly paced, emotionally rich, and eye-opening set of microbiographies that will change truncated views of the West.”

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