Idaho's Remarkable Women

Daughters, Wives, Sisters, and Mothers Who Shaped History

Book Description

Idaho's Remarakble Women 2 tells the history of the Gem State through the stories of fifteen pioneering women, all born before 1900, who made a profound impact on Idaho. Meet Sacajawea, Lewis and Clark's Shoshone guide; Jo Monaghan, who lived as a man for nearly forty years; Margaret Cobb Ailshie, who ran Idaho's biggest newspaper; and Nell Shipman, an actress, writer, and early filmmaker. Each woman in her own way displayed remarkable courage, hope, and love during a time when Idaho was still an untamed frontier. Read about their exceptional lives in this collection of absorbing biographies.

About Bragg, Lynn

More than Petticoats: Remarkable Washington Women and Washington Myths and Legends (both by TwoDot), and the picture books A River Lost, Heart of the Palús and Seattle, City By The Sound. She lives near Seattle.