By Charles H. Russell
Undaunted is the 1st complete biography of Waerenskjold in the course of her Texas years, a existence tale that exhibits a lot approximately Texas, particularly within the Norwegian colonies, from 1847 until eventually close to the tip of the century. in addition, it tells the tale of a robust and self sufficient philosopher who championed women's rights, was once pro-Union and opposed to slavery (though her husband was once within the accomplice military and used to be thus murdered in Reconstruction-era violence), and left an exciting physique of writing approximately lifestyles at the edges of Texas settlement.
Charles Russell's bright account of Waerenskjold describes not just her effect between her countrymen but additionally her personal lifestyles, which used to be a saga of substantial drama itself. It bargains a transparent and enjoyable window onto immigrant lifestyles in Texas and the problems that formed women's lives and elicited their abilities in an past century.
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