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The Resource I am a stranger here myself, Debra Gwartney

I am a stranger here myself, Debra Gwartney

Label
I am a stranger here myself
Title
I am a stranger here myself
Statement of responsibility
Debra Gwartney
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gwartney, Debra
Dewey number
920.72009796
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
River teeth literary nonfiction prize
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gwartney, Debra
  • Whitman, Narcissa Prentiss
  • Women
  • Idaho
  • Salmon (Idaho)
  • Women
  • Cayuse Indians
  • Whitman Massacre, 1847
Label
I am a stranger here myself, Debra Gwartney
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Part history, part memoir, I Am a Stranger Here Myself taps dimensions of human yearning: the need to belong, the snarl of family history, and embracing womanhood in the patriarchal American West. Gwartney becomes fascinated with the missionary Narcissa Prentiss Whitman, the first Caucasian woman to cross the Rocky Mountains and one of fourteen people killed at the Whitman Mission in 1847 by Cayuse Indians. Whitman's role as a white woman drawn in to "settle" the West reflects the tough-as-nails women in Gwartney's own family. Arranged in four sections as a series of interlocking explorations and ruminations, Gwartney uses Whitman as a touchstone to spin a tightly woven narrative about identity, the power of womanhood, and coming to peace with one's most cherished place."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-282)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 282 pages
Isbn
9780826360717
Lccn
2018048380
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1057243725
  • 683759
  • (OCoLC)1057243725
Label
I am a stranger here myself, Debra Gwartney
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Part history, part memoir, I Am a Stranger Here Myself taps dimensions of human yearning: the need to belong, the snarl of family history, and embracing womanhood in the patriarchal American West. Gwartney becomes fascinated with the missionary Narcissa Prentiss Whitman, the first Caucasian woman to cross the Rocky Mountains and one of fourteen people killed at the Whitman Mission in 1847 by Cayuse Indians. Whitman's role as a white woman drawn in to "settle" the West reflects the tough-as-nails women in Gwartney's own family. Arranged in four sections as a series of interlocking explorations and ruminations, Gwartney uses Whitman as a touchstone to spin a tightly woven narrative about identity, the power of womanhood, and coming to peace with one's most cherished place."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-282)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 282 pages
Isbn
9780826360717
Lccn
2018048380
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1057243725
  • 683759
  • (OCoLC)1057243725

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