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A House of Many Rooms

By: Hunter, Rodello

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1966

Seller ID: 003410

Condition: Fine in Good dust jacket

This is a family chronicle of the Woodrows who lived a semi-rural village life around the turn of the century. The Woodrows, a Mormon family, were a lusty bunch, had a host of children, some "owned" and some "borrowed" when nieces, nephews, and grandchildren were taken into the brood. Papa rules the roost with a firm hand, and Kate - Mama - is simply a great woman. The Woodrows are people who have fire, character, charm, and for whom both duty and rebelliousness are virtues. They are a family full of grace. Papa didn't practice polygamy, but Grandfather did. He had two loved an... View more info

Riding the White Horse Home : a Western Family Album

By: Jordan, Teresa

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Knopf Publishing Group: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000942

ISBN: 0679412190

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

This is Teresa Jordan's story of four generations of her family's devotion to the land, a devotion that required both physical courage and psychic endurance. She celebrates the strength and character of the women of her family, the men, the hay crew, cooks, and cowboys. With reverence and grace, she uses the history of her family to mirror the demise of a quintessential American way of life. This is not only Jordan's family history, it is every Western family's story: It is the story of the American West. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info