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Author Riddle, Julie.

Title The solace of stones : finding a way through wilderness / Julie Riddle
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series American Lives
American lives.
Contents Prologue -- Tucson -- Lighting out -- That summer -- How to build a log house -- Splitting the difference -- Shadow animals -- Best wishes for your future -- Frontier girl -- Escape -- Japan -- Unraveling -- The solace of stones -- Broken body -- Shifting currents -- The gift
Summary "The memoir of a contemporary pioneer family who takes up homesteading in the wilderness of Montana, The Solace of Stones uncovers the complexities of memory, silence, and identity of a young woman who comes to terms with repressed childhood sexual abuse amid the cultural and gender mores enforced by enduring myths of the West"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Riddle, Julie -- Childhood and youth.
Riddle, Julie -- Travel -- Japan.
Riddle, Julie.
Child sexual abuse -- Montana -- Butte.
English teachers -- Japan -- Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Montana -- Butte.
Pioneers -- Montana -- Butte -- Biography.
Recovered memory -- Case studies.
Sexually abused children -- Montana -- Butte -- Biography.
Butte (Mont.) -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0803288344 (electronic bk.)
9780803288348 (electronic bk.)