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The Stump Farm: A Chronicle of Pioneering

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This collection of letters was written by Hilda Rose to several friends between 1919 and 1927, which were published first in Atlantic Monthly. Mrs. Rose was married to a man twenty-eight years older, who she calls "Daddy," and they had a young boy whom she calls "Boy." The letters outline her struggles on a hardscrabble farm in Montana, which paled in comparison to the ...more
Hardcover, 178 pages
Published April 1928 by Little, Brown and Company
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Elinor
Jun 25, 2014 Elinor rated it it was amazing
Shelves: pioneer-memoirs
I had trouble finding a copy of this book, although several public libraries have it in their reference collections. It's a collection of personal letters written by a plucky farm wife named Hilda Rose. She is in her thirties, but married to a man twenty-eight years older than herself whom she calls "Daddy." Her husband is in poor health, she has a little boy to feed and educate, and most of the work falls to her.

Exhaustion, hunger and toil plague this family until they give up their hardscrabbl
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Nov 20, 2014 Kate rated it really liked it
A troubling but compelling memoir of life in Northern Alberta. There is so much to say about this book.
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