The Jump-off CreekBook - 1998
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Set in the 1890s, this book gives a really accurate picture of what it would have been like to be a homesteader. It's especially lovely to watch all the homesteaders become a real community and begin to pull together.
multcolib_northwest Apr 11, 2016
The unforgettable story of widowed homesteader Lydia Sanderson and her struggles to settle in the mountains of Oregon in the 1890's.
multcolib_alisonk May 02, 2014
At the height of the Depression of 1895 Lydia Sanderson, freed by the death of her husband, travels to Oregon where she homesteads on a mountain, living in a wretched hovel on land not fit to grow even a vegetable garden. Her companions are two mules, two goats, and hard work.