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The poacher's daughter : a Western story, Michael Zimmer, (text large print)

Label
The poacher's daughter : a Western story
Title
The poacher's daughter
Title remainder
a Western story
Statement of responsibility
Michael Zimmer
Title variation
poachers daughter
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1885, young Rose Edwards is widowed by Montana vigilantes who hang her husband for an alleged theft, then burn her Yellowstone Valley cabin to the ground as a warning for her and others of her kind to quit the territory. Penniless and illiterate, yet fiercely independent, Rose begins a two-year odyssey to revisit the land of her childhood, a land she once traveled with her father, an itinerant robe trader among the Assiniboines and Blackfeet. But the old ways of the hunter and trapper are disappearing. European investors are flooding the bison ranges with vast herds of cattle, raising mansions and polo fields on ground once claimed by teepees and sod-roofed hunters' shacks. With an aging roan gelding named Albert as her closest friend, Rose finds herself a reluctant hero in an ageless battle, the face of an indigenous population, both native and white, as she stubbornly pushes back against the invading aristocracy. And hanging over her every decision is an alcoholic father, who hunts bison inside the newly formed Yellowstone National Park, selling the mounted heads and tanned robes to Eastern tourists even as his daughter makes her stand against the destruction of the land she loves
Summary
In 1885 young Rose Edwards is widowed by Montana vigilantes who hang her husband for an alleged theft, then burn her Yellowstone Valley cabin to the ground as a warning for her and others of her kind to quit the territory. Penniless and illiterate, yet fiercely independent, Rose begins a two-year odyssey to revisit the land of her childhood, a land she once traveled with her father, an itinerant robe trader among the Assiniboines and Blackfeet. But the old ways of the hunter and trapper are disappearing as Europeans flood the ranges with vast herds of cattle.With an aging roan gelding named Albert as her closest friend, Rose becomes a reluctant hero of an indigenous population, both native and white, as she stubbornly pushes back against the invading aristocracy
Award
Western Heritage Award for Outstanding Western Novel, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10301676
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
The poacher's daughter : a Western story, Michael Zimmer, (text large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in 2014
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
940519198
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
  • Center Point Large Print edition.
  • Large print ed.
Extent
606 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781628999754
Lccn
2016008254
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)940519198
Label
The poacher's daughter : a Western story, Michael Zimmer, (text large print)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in 2014
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
940519198
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
  • Center Point Large Print edition.
  • Large print ed.
Extent
606 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781628999754
Lccn
2016008254
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)940519198

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