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Author Nunnery, Frances Minerva, 1898-1997.

Title A woman of the century, Frances Minerva Nunnery (1898-1997) : her story in her own memorable voice as told to Cecil Dawkins / edited by Cecil Dawkins ; with a foreword by Max Evans
Edition First edition
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 151 pages) : illustrations
Contents My Early Days -- My First Paying Job -- I Head West -- A Runaway Wife -- I Land in the Duke's City -- Parker Kidnaps Anita -- Into the Rooming-House Business -- I Marry My Second Husband -- I Realize My Big Ambition -- Running Two Ranches -- Whiskey-Making and the Bishop's Visit -- Getting Along with the Neighbors -- Winters Alone -- Cowboys and Cattle Drives -- Single Again -- Adventures Trucking -- I Build a Roadhouse -- Adventures of a Deputy Sheriff -- Turkey Farming -- I Try Real Estate -- In Taos with Doughbelly Price -- Taos People and How I Stretched the City Limits -- My Circle Expands -- I Build on South Santa Fe Highway
Summary The story of a woman who made her life in New Mexico--a determined, ingenious entrepreneur whose career and personality defy every stereotype about women
Notes Print version record
Subject Nunnery, Frances Minerva, 1898-1997.
Ranch life -- New Mexico.
Women ranchers -- New Mexico -- Biography.
New Mexico -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Dawkins, Cecil, 1927-
LC no. 2002006442
ISBN 0826328539 (electronic bk.)
9780826328533 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)