230 pages, hardcover: $45
The University of Wisconsin Press, 2004.
Probably you’ve never heard of the three Western women featured in this book. But if you’re not put off by literary criticism or footnotes, you’ll meet Mary MacLane, who lived in Butte, Mont., and thought it "sordid, beastly ... but withal full of romance and poetry; Opal Whiteley in Oregon, a "queer child" who recited poems to mice; and Juanita Harrison, a black woman from California who traveled the world.
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