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Lady Rode Bucking Horses: The Story of Fannie Sperry Steele, Woman of the West

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The Lady Rode Bucking Horses depicts an era of the American West when capturing renegade horses from the hills above the homestead served as training ground for extraordinary horsemanship. It documents the life of the outstanding girl who outrode them all at stampedes and roundups and the woman she became, her spirit undaunted throughout a life marked with courage and adve ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published October 5th 2015 by Two Dot Books (first published January 1st 2005)
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Cheryle
Aug 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have an author autographed copy of this book. I bought it when it came out and am just now getting around to reading it. I found it very interesting. An area that most women are not comfortable competing in, bucking broncs.
This is the story of legendary rancher and women bronc rider Fannie Sperry Steele.
Fannie was born on a Montana homestead in 1887. At the age of two, Fannie declared "I gonna catch me a white-face horsie." Even as a child, Fannie knew what she wanted.

Fannie was a remarkable w
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Robynne
This is a combination of historical fiction and non-fiction or what Jeannette Walls calls 'a true-life novel' (in reference to Walls's book Half-Broke Horses). Dee Marvine did a fine job of weaving the moments and events of Fannie Sperry Steele's life into an enjoyable narrative. The book is well-researched and moves the story along well. Fannie Sperry Steele was a remarkable woman whose life epitomizes a unique time and place in the history of 'The West'. Here we see two parallel historic event ...more
Kae Cheatham
Narrative Biography of Fannie Sperry Steele. Nicely written. Fairly repetitive, but then that was Fannie's life. However, it felt rather sanitized.
Demetra Smith
An amazing book about a fascinating woman. I wish I could have met her. The author made her come back to life.
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Recommends it for: cowgirl, bareback bronc champions, bucking horses
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A good history of women in rodeo.
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