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A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird
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A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains

by Isabella L. Bird

19 ratings, 7 reviews

Isabella Bird began travelling while in her early twenties to help alleviate illness that had plagued her since childhood. She was a single woman in her early forties when she made her treck through the Rocky Mountains. A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains details this fascinating account of her travels through a series of letters written to her sister, Henrietta. These letters are filled with beautiful, vivid descriptions of the scenery, the people she encountered, the way of life, and a mountain man named Jim Nugent, that was as rough as they come, but a complete gentleman with Ms. Bird. She has the distinction of being the first woman to become a member of the Royal Geographical Society in 1892.

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19 ratings, 7 reviews
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Rose Palmer

December 02, 2015

I did enjoy this book...

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Jody J

October 30, 2013

Nice story very detailed ... 👍

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Ruth Smith

October 05, 2013

So very good

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Marie Rock

February 05, 2013

This work is not only beautifully written, but beautifully read as well. A soft, yet inflective voice with just the right cadence. So beautifully read that I listened over and over. Thank you, Talented Reader, whoever you are.

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Jane Boren

October 24, 2012

Beautifully written and beautifully read. Thank you!

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Josselyn Luisa

June 21, 2012

I love this book!

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Jonathan Renfro

November 03, 2011

I really enjoyed this book. I have spent time in every area she mentions. She is very descriptive, I felt like I was right there with her. Time to put on my walkin shoes.