They lived at 11, feet above sea level in an uninsulated shack above Telluride, Colorado for the first years of their marriage. Start reading Tomboy Bride on your Kindle in under a minute. Refresh your browser page to run scripts and reload content. As short narratives they tend to be a bit uneven in places and I lost the thread a time or two because of her asides i. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Bezorgopties We bieden verschillende opties aan voor het bezorgen of ophalen van je bestelling. In the end, however, a subtle melancholy pervades the tale, probably because, even as Harriet Backus lived them, the last real glory days of the Gold Rush West were dwindling.
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She actually moved from Oakland, CA, as a new bride to the heights of the Rocky Mountains, living above 11, feet without fresh fruit or meat or running water. She was an honest hard working woman who turned her nose at no one, while supporting her own family in harsh conditions. One of the men at the bottom, amazed to see a baby in that weather, forced Harriet to hand over her baby so that he could ride her out of the blizzard on his horse and get warm. As a resident of Colorado and avid mountain hiker, I often stumble across mining and settlement remains as well as claimjumps. Editorial Reviews Review ""