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Cowgirl Dreams

2 Ratings: 4.0
A book by Heidi M. Thomas

Some girls claim they were born as horses and only later grew up to be western women. Heidi Thomas gives us one of those passionate, persistent young women in Nettie Brady, and she s based this sparkling and enduring character on her own grandmother … see full wiki

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Author: Heidi M. Thomas
Publisher: Treble Heart Books/Sundowners
2 reviews about Cowgirl Dreams
review by . August 26, 2009
I used to love borrowing Westerns from the library when I first got my grown-up card. But I've never read a Western like this one. Cowgirl Dreams is based on the life of the author's grandmother, a real-life Montana cowgirl, and tells of a young tomboy, Nettie Brady, growing up in the 1920s with dreams of becoming a rodeo star.      I hadn't realized there really were female rodeo stars in the 1920s. I hadn't imagined how a woman would ride in a skirt, or how …
review by . August 11, 2009
Cowgirl Dreams gives the readers not only a great book about love and independence, but the struggle that women have gone through in America.    Nettie Brady is eager to fulfill her love of being a rodeo star, but has to deal with some people's thoughts of the role of women as well as the seemingly age-old question: Can a woman have a career and a family?    Heidi THomas answers these this question and more in this literary journey that will take you back …
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