Dec 04, 2022
54-40 or Fight
Posted by Emerson Hough

Free Read 54-40 or Fight - by Emerson Hough, 54-40 or Fight, Emerson Hough, or Fight Hough s literary career grew out of his taking camping trips and writing about them for publication His body of work eventually included novels and hundreds of short stories and articles Hough s early works included The Singing Mouse Stories for children and the nonfiction The Story of the Cowboy He had his first major success in with his novel The Missi Hough s l Free Read 54-40 or Fight - by Emerson Hough - 54-40 or Fight, or Fight Hough s literary career grew out of his taking camping trips and writing about them for publication His body of work eventually included novels and hundreds of short stories and articles Hough

  • Title: 54-40 or Fight
  • Author: Emerson Hough
  • ISBN: 9781417923649
  • Page: 424
  • Format: Paperback
Free Read 54-40 or Fight - by Emerson Hough, 54-40 or Fight, Emerson Hough, or Fight Hough s literary career grew out of his taking camping trips and writing about them for publication His body of work eventually included novels and hundreds of short stories and articles Hough s early works included The Singing Mouse Stories for children and the nonfiction The Story of the Cowboy He had his first major success in with his novel The Missi Hough s l

Free Read 54-40 or Fight - by Emerson Hough - 54-40 or Fight, or Fight Hough s literary career grew out of his taking camping trips and writing about them for publication His body of work eventually included novels and hundreds of short stories and articles Hough

Sheri

I had read this a few years ago pre and so wanted to re read to review it The epilogue has a great quote to summarize the book any who smile at women s influence in American history do so in ignorance of the truth It is a remarkably sexist feminist book It is sexist in the sense that women are essentially jezebels who can be manipulated by men through jealousy and vindictiveness It is feminist because Helena is one of the strongest thinkers and philosophers in the book I found the whole story ab [...]


Cmadler

Another reviewer referred to this book as at once sexist and feminist, and I think that duality sums up the elements of this novel about which I feel most strong, both for and against It is feminist in that Hough presents two women, Helena, Baroness von Ritz, and Lucrezia Yturrio, who he presents as having played critical roles in the acquisition for the US of Texas, California, and the Oregon Territory For all that, women are still objects to be won by men Elisabeth , or if they act, it is as a [...]


Mary Jo

This book gives you an inside view of a critical period of North American history It takes you to the decision makers at the close of the Civil War, when US expansion into the Texas Mexican territories is being balanced with US possession of lands on the Pacific coast Real arguments and inside deals are revealed as the President is pressured to secure settlement of people that will assure US claim to these lands on the north and south borders The story of the Oregon trail migrations is vivid For [...]


Jessica

I read it for free on my IPhone It was wordy at times, but an interesting take on how parts of history could really leave out key players women who influenced the course of major events I am not sure if it was total fiction or based on some accounts of history, but it held my attention, with some history, some romance, and some politics.


Donna Jo Atwood

I started this book because the author grew up in my hometown of Newton, IA He and his sister were in the first graduating class of Newton High School Dispite being written in 1909, the book reads very much like a modern novel.



  • Free Read 54-40 or Fight - by Emerson Hough
    424Emerson Hough
54-40 or Fight