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Leaning into the Wind Women Write from the Heart of the West

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ISBN-10: 0395901316

ISBN-13: 9780395901311

Edition: 1998

Authors: Linda M. Hasselstrom, Nancy Curtis, Gaydell Collier

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In the true stories, essays, and poems of Leaning into the Wind we meet the real women of the High Plains today. Included are reflections on cowboys, tractor-driving lessons, outhouses, ranch marriages, and family legacies.
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List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/13/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Linda M. Hasselstrom received her bachelor's degree in English and journalism from the University of South Dakota in 1965 and her master's degree from the University of Missouri in 1969. She then taught communications at Black Hills State College in Spearfish, S.D. She also taught poetry and fiction as a writer-in-schools for the South Dakota Arts Council. An accomplished author and poet, Hasselstrom founded Lame Johnny Press with the goal of publishing the poetry, fiction, and nonfiction works of writers in the Great Plains states. The press published 23 books before it closed down in 1985. Hasselstrom was named "Author of the Year" by the South Dakota Hall of Fame in 1989. Some of her…    

LINDA HASSELSTROM is the author of many highly acclaimed books of nonfiction and poetry and the coeditor of Leaning into the Wind and Woven on the Wind. She divides her time between Wyoming and South Dakota.

Introduction: Grass Widows and Wrinklebelly Women
This Soil, My Body
I Carry the Ranch Inside Me
Pay a Holy Kind of Attention
Grass Echoes Grass
Not a Half-Assed Country
Experience Counts
Choose the Music
The Good Dance
The River of Stories
Contributors
Acknowledgments
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