Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Heart of the Trail” as Want to Read:
Heart of the Trail
Updated and expanded for its twentieth anniversary--the beloved book that tells the stories of the women who traveled West. In Heart of the Trail Mary Barmeyer O'Brien beautifully captures the triumphs and tribulations of women who crossed the American frontier by wagon during the great Western migration of the mid nineteenth century. While their stories are widely ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published November 28th 2018 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Start your review of Heart of the Trail
This was a good introductory book on the subject. It's a short, quick read with a few portraits of the featured women. I wish the author would have quoted the original source material more often, as the best parts were the quotes in their own words. It's well-written and highlights different stories that are each unique in their way, instead of the same story repeated.