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By Mary Barmeyer O'Brien

"Mary Rockwood Powers reluctantly left her cozy lifestyles as a doctor's spouse in Wisconsin in 1856, one of many many ladies whose future as a settler of the West was resolute by way of her husband's needs. buying and selling in her domestic for canvas roof and wheels, Mary, her husband, and their 3 childrens set out at the hard trek westward to California.

Shortly into their travels west, it turned painfully noticeable that surgeon Powers was once easily lower than the duty of constructing definite his relatives ""outlasted the trail."" Mary needed to step in and develop into the pinnacle of the loved ones with its canvas roof and wheels--leaving at the back of her beliefs of femininity with her loved possessions.

In Outlasting the path writer Mary Barymeyer O'Brien makes use of the letters Mary Rockwood Powers wrote to her mom and sister again domestic as a stepping off element to extra light up this extraordinary woman's tale. in line with the dramatic fight a true kin, this novel brings to lifestyles a desirable slice of yankee history."

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