More than Petticoats: Remarkable Nevada Women


Book Description

This book presents the compelling histories of fourteen pioneer women, all born before 1900, who traveled Nevada Territory in unstable wagons, on temperamental mules, and in early Motel Ts to leave a legacy of courage and celebration as they broke records, hearts, and rules while conquering uncharted ground.

About Cleere, Jan

Author and freelance writer Jan Cleere graduated from Arizona State University West with a writing degree in American Studies. She writes extensively about the desert southwest, its unique characters, creatures, and vegetation. Her work appears in numerous regional publications. She is a member of the Western History Association, National Federation of Press Women, Women Writing the West, and the Nevada and Arizona historical societies.