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Lady's Ranch Life in Montana, A

By: Randall, Isabel F.
Price: $19.95

University of Oklahoma Press,2004.
"A Faithful and unvarnished record of a settler's life" is how Isabel Randall described her letters when they were first published in 1887.RAndall was one of the few European women to write about the western experience from the inside. In 1884 Randall and her husband setteled on a ranch in Montana hoping to make their fortune in the livestock boom. Randall's letters home to England describe the practical affairs of daily life, rural social interactions and the natural world around her.
Paperback, 192 pages.