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Tuesday, January 1, 2013


Orphaned at eighteen, Esther Chambers heads west in search of a distant cousin and begins her new life as a homesteader in Century, Oregon. Land and water are at a premium, and conflict ensues over both. Esther finds her sympathies divided between family, the land, and a sheepherder.

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Nellie said...

Well written, but not any different from any other Western homesteading story.

Anonymous said...

Interesting read.