On Sidesaddles to Heaven: The Women of the rocky Mountain Mission

On Sidesaddles to Heaven: The Women of the rocky Mountain Mission

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Laurie Winn Carlson analyzes the lives of the first six white women—missionary wives—to cross the Rocky Mountains, offering a fresh and sometimes startling view of these pioneers. At a time when a woman's fortune and future was tied to the man she married, four of the six women married virtual strangers, on short notice, with no financial security. Why did they take such a gamble?