Bold spirit: Helga Estby’s forgotten walk across Victorian America, by Linda Hunt

Helga and her daughter walked from the west coast to New York City to win prize money in a contest in order to save the family farm. Helga’s courage and resourcefulness and the description of U.S. culture and landscape in the late 1800s is fascinating.  This is a glimpse  women’s lives in that period.

RATING: * * * * Very, very good
Reviewed by: sg

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