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  • Frontier Woman(1956)
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Frontier Woman

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The frontier woman who emigrated from midwestern areas such as Ohio already had experience with doing hard work by hand and as a consequence were ideal for the rigors of travel over the Oregon Trail. Much of the woman's work over the trail west was similar to what they might have done at home. Preparing meals, gathering firewood and of course taking care of the children. Women and often the children would search for wild food such as berries while the men would hunt for meat. Washing of clothes was also a female chore on the long 2,400 mile journey but again this was a normal chore back on the Ohio farm. Certainly women in many cases had to take on work that the man might do but on this type of journey the goal was to get the job done, not necessarily adhering to standard roles. If the man was tending to other tasks the woman might have to drive the team of oxen. If the wagon was traversing a steep incline the woman might have to gather rocks to place behind the wheels to prevent backsliding. What is interesting is that even though it was necessary for women to accept the gender role change on the dusty trail, the diaries written at the time by women still show a desire to maintain the standard gender roles whenever possible.

Sprawling 1840s Texas comes alive in the hands of Joan Johnston, bestselling author of The Cowboy and The Texan. Introducing the unforgettable Creed dynasty, transporting us back to a wild, lawless frontier, Frontier Woman brings us a stirring, passionate story of Texas Ranger Jarrett Creed and the free-spirited beauty who captures his heart ... a woman sworn to love no man....

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Sprawling 1840s Texas comes alive in the hands of Joan Johnston, New York Times bestselling author of The Cowboy and The Texan. Introducing the unforgettable Creed dynasty, transporting us back to a wild, lawless frontier, Frontier Woman brings us a stirring, passionate story of Texas Ranger Jarrett Creed and the free-spirited beauty who captures his heart … a woman sworn to love no man….