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My Checkered Life: Luzena Stanley Wilson In Early California (2003 Paperback)


£30.00

Very good condition used 2003 First Edition Paperback.

Published by Carl Mautz Publishing, CA, USA.
Author: Fern L. Henry.
ISBN: 9781887694520.
Approx dims: 255mm h x 180mm w x 16mm d.

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My Checkered Life: Luzena Stanley Wilson In Early California

Condition and Description:

Very good condition used 2003 First Edition Paperback.

Published by Carl Mautz Publishing, Nevada City, CA, USA.
Author: Fern L. Henry.
ISBN: 9781887694520.
Approx dims: 255mm h x 180mm w x 16mm d.

Intact clean glossy condition covers and spine with slight creasing and rubbing to edges, plus some signs of handling. 223 clean inside pages of English text with some b&w illustrations, no inscriptions. Image shown is actual book for sale.

Synopsis of My Checkered Life: Luzena Stanley Wilson In Early California:

My Checkered Life is Luzena Stanley Wilson’s classic account of her family’s 1849 overland journey and life in early California. Fern Henry draws upon her considerable skills as a researcher to bring to light intriguing details, following the Wilson family from their Quaker beginnings in North Carolina, to their experiences in Nevada City, Sacramento, and Vacaville. This compelling story is enriched with narratives of other gold seekers and settlers, and illustrated with rare photographs, documents and engravings.

Historians will welcome this book, not only for the reprinting of the rare classic, but for Fern Henry s remarkable presentation of new and important material which adds to our knowledge and appreciation of the early years of California, the land of golden dreams. This book is part autobiography by Luzena Wilson and research narrative by Fern Henry.

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