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A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

Narrated by: Flo Gibson
Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
Categories: Classics, Nonfiction
3.5 out of 5 stars (22 ratings)

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These are the valiant and lyrically descriptive letters, written in 1873, by Isabella Bird, a courageous and spirited Englishwoman, telling her sister of her adventures on horseback over 800 miles of American wilderness.

Public Domain (P)1989 Audio Book Contractors, LLC

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Great tale of the Rockies in 1919 from a lady

Excellent writing....and narrative. ... Rocky Mountain live in the 1919 Estes Park from a lady's point of view dot dot dot talks about the strength, the cold, and connection they all had to have and that period... very descriptive.

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The Solution to the Indian Problem

Is to kill them! Wow! Was such a turn off! I fought to finish after hearing this.



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Wonderful story

I read this book several years ago after moving to Estes Park. I enjoyed this audio version even more. It's amazing that this story is simply a compilation of Bird's letters to her sister. She is a vivid writer.