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Cowgirl Smarts: How to Rope a Kick-Ass Life, Life Lessons from Cowgirls Who Tamed the West

3.57  ·  Rating Details  ·  23 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Cowgirl Smarts will make you want to saddle up, and follow your dreams!

Wild West cowgirls were bodacious and lived amazing lives, almost too fantastic to believe. They bucked all the norms and persevered against tremendous odds to live full and adventurous lives. Cowgirl Smarts identifies the characteristics that made these cowgirls successful at roping more out of life w

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Paperback, 176 pages
Published September 28th 2004 by Cowgirl Smarts (first published September 2004)
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Amy
Jan 13, 2009 Amy rated it it was ok
Shelves: non-fiction
I am confident that Smith's lectures are fun and fascinating, but I felt her book was not very well written. I was itching to edit it, because it has a lot of potential, but falls short of what it could be.

There are some fun stories about cowgirls, and Smith's perspective on the stories seemed very practical and realistic to me, but sometimes the tone wasn't quite right--too colloquial for a book, or too flippant. Somehow, a book that mentions J-Lo just doesn't feel like a book that will remain
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Beth
Jul 19, 2013 Beth rated it did not like it
The book was given to my as a present. I enjoyed reading the snippets about the other women.

It seemed like the author was either trying to cheer herself up by writing this book or the book was intended for a younger crowd.

I did not care for the tone of the book as it felt like someone was preaching to me.


Saadiah
Jun 22, 2007 Saadiah rated it really liked it
This entertaining and informative little book presents a range of motivational tips for women in all walks of life, horsey or otherwise, structured around historical accounts of the 'kick-ass' lives of real cowgirls. Good fun.
Diane
Jun 05, 2008 Diane rated it it was ok
There are some stories about women in the old west and how they made their money and succeeded. I read this because John's niece sent it to us for Christmas. And I knew that John would not.
Claudine
Jul 04, 2009 Claudine rated it it was amazing
This book was given to me as a Christmas present, I have only started reading it, so far so good...I defenitely want to rope myself a kick-ass life!! :)
Jennifer
great coffee table book or bathroom reading material!
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