Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West (Audiobook)

ISBN: B005CWK6Y6

Category: Nonfiction


Posted on 2013-02-03. By anonymous.

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Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West (Audiobook) By Dorothy Wickenden, read by Margaret Nichols
2012 | 8 hours and 4 mins | ISBN: n/a , ASIN: B005CWK6Y6 | MP3 53 kbps (vbr) | 248 MB



In the summer of 1916, Dorothy Woodruff and Rosamond Underwood, close friends from childhood and graduates of Smith College, left home in Auburn, New York, for the wilds of northwestern Colorado. Bored by their soci-ety luncheons, charity work, and the effete young men who courted them, they learned that two teach-ing jobs were available in a remote mountaintop schoolhouse and applied - shocking their families and friends. "No young lady in our town," Dorothy later commented, "had ever been hired by anybody."
They took the new railroad over the Continental Divide and made their way by spring wagon to the tiny settlement of Elkhead, where they lived with a family of homesteaders. They rode several miles to school each day on horseback, sometimes in blinding blizzards. Their students walked or skied on barrel staves, in tattered clothes and shoes tied together with string. The man who had lured them out west was Ferry Carpenter, a witty, idealistic, and occasionally outrageous young lawyer and cattle rancher. He had promised them the adventure of a lifetime and the most modern schoolhouse in Routt County; he hadn't let on that the teachers would be considered dazzling prospective brides for the locals.
That year transformed the children, their families, and the undaunted teachers themselves. Dorothy and Rosamond learned how to handle unruly children who had never heard the Pledge of Allegiance and thought Ferry Carpenter was the president of the United States; they adeptly deflected the amorous advances of hopeful cowboys; and they saw one of their closest friends violently kidnapped by two coal miners. Carpenter's marital scheme turned out to be more successful than even he had hoped and had a surprising twist some forty years later.


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