Westering WomenBook - 01/07/20 - Street Dte
From the bestselling author of Prayers for Sale , an inspiring celebration of sisterhood on the perilous Overland Trail
"If you are an adventuresome young woman of high moral character and fine health, are you willing to travel to California in search of a good husband?"
It's February, 1852, and all around Chicago, Maggie sees postings soliciting "eligible women" to travel to the gold mines of Goosetown. A young seamstress with a small daughter, she has nothing to lose. She joins forty-three other women and two pious reverends on the dangerous 2,000-mile journey west. None are prepared for the hardships they face on the trek or for the strengths they didn't know they possessed. Maggie discovers she's not the only one looking to leave dark secrets behind. And when her past catches up with her, it becomes clear a band of sisters will do whatever it takes to protect one of their own.
From Library Staff
Sandra will appear at Douglas County Libraries in Highlands Ranch on Saturday, January 11th at 6:30pm to talk about this book. You can register now.