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Dreaming of Missouri

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It is 1841, in the Cumberland Mountains of Tennessee. Reuben W.P. Mooney, a nineteen year old mountain man, is delivering mail on horseback. He is Irish, buckskin clad, and as handsome as they come. Reuben and Nancy, the pretty fifteen year old daughter of a wealthy plantation owner on his route are in love. Unfortunately, they are on different rungs of the social ladder. ...more
Published 2017 by Big Creek Publishing
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I really enjoyed learning new words (to me) from the past. This book put a new light on some things I didn't know from our American history. The original artwork alone by the author adds so much more to the book. You can tell it is truly a labor of love to bring the characters to life for her. ...more
Jacqueline Mcclure
Dec 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book tells the story of a young couple from the mountains and plantations of pre-Civil War era Tennessee. It describes the secret attraction, courtship, and romance of two people from different social classes while they are making preparations for their planned journey to the state of Missouri. The author brings to light many fascinating aspects of trail life they expect to encounter, concentrating greatly on fireplace cookery. The original artwork and many details in this book is certainly ...more
Shannon Plymell
Dec 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I loved reading about how these pioneers lived back in 1841 and how their love for each other overcame anything else. A great book for anybody to read.
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My husband and I, plus one of our four grown children, live on our farm in northern Missouri.

Even as a child I was always happy to be outside enjoying the beauty of nature. By the time I was four my mother worked at a job in town, so I spent my young days playing at the edge of fields while my dad worked behind his huge draft horses. I often rode the gentlest work horse, Ole Barney, back and fort

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