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Wild Life

A Novel
Gloss, Molly (Book - 2000)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Wild Life
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A thoroughly modern woman (for the early 1900s) who supports her five boys by writing adventure stories, Charlotte Bridger Drummond joins a search party for a missing child, gets lost herself, and "is rescued by a band of elusive, quasi-human beasts."--Jacket.
Authors: Gloss, Molly
Title: Wild life
a novel
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2000
Characteristics: 255 p. :,1 map ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Molly Gloss
Summary: A thoroughly modern woman (for the early 1900s) who supports her five boys by writing adventure stories, Charlotte Bridger Drummond joins a search party for a missing child, gets lost herself, and "is rescued by a band of elusive, quasi-human beasts."--Jacket.
ISBN: 0618131574
9780618131570
0684867982
9780684867984
Branch Call Number: FICTION GLOSS
Subject Headings: Frontier and pioneer life Fiction Wilderness survival Fiction Wilderness areas Fiction Women Washington (State) Fiction Women pioneers Fiction Wild men Fiction Washington (State) Fiction
Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Topical Term: Frontier and pioneer life
Wilderness survival
Wilderness areas
Women
Women pioneers
Wild men
Authors, American
LCCN: 99089925
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In the early 1900s free-thinking, cigar-smoking, trouser-wearing Charlotte Bridger Drummond encounters a band of mountain giants.

It is the early 1900s and freethinking and independent Charlotte Bridger Drummond, ready to have an adventure of her own, joins a search party for a child who has disappeared in the wilderness on the border between Oregon and Washington. But when she gets lost herself, she is thrust into a myste... Read More »


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July 2012 Montlake Branch book group selection.

Jul 19, 2012
  • StuDick rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

A strong, adventurous, imaginative woman has a near-death experience that stirs up conflicts and questions about humanity and the natural world. Entertaining story set in a dramatic time and place.

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