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Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

By: Bird, Isabella L.
Price: $8.95

University of Oklahoma Press,1960.
This collection of vignettes of famous lovebirds from Colorado's past includes such incendiary historical characters as Baby Doe and Horace Tabor, Molly Dorsey and Byron Sanford, and Cort Thompson and Mattie Silks. The couples were chosen because of their impact on the state's evolution and their propensity for drama. Also includes historical tidbits on the optimism that characterizes the West, even today and the historical time period of the Gold Rush of 1858-59 to 1912.Author Bio:Rosemary Fetter is a Denver native and fourth generation Coloradoan. Her lifelong love for local and women's history is evident in her work as a board member for the Colorado Coalition for Women's History. She is also a member of the Denver Woman's Press Club and has operated her own business as a freelance writer, editor, and communications consultant since 1999.
Paperback, 256 pages.