by Isabella L. Bird (1880)
Why Miss Bird, a wealthy, well-educated and cultivated Englishwoman, chose to spend the fall of 1873 wandering around the mountain wildernesses of Colorado, is not fully explained. However, her descriptions of the region and its settlers are without equal, and form part of the bedrock of Rocky Mountain history. Readers cannot help but understand how she was drawn to the rugged and mysterious "Mountain Jim" - the complete opposite of the Victorian gentleman she had been raised to serve.
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