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The Lieutenant's Lady

(1941)
(A book in the Bison Book series)
A novel by

 
 
When Linnie Colsworth came from the East to visit relatives in Omaha, she was plunged into a wider, more hazardous world than she had ever known. In the wake of the Civil War, land seekers were pouring into the West and displacing the Indian tribes. Although Omaha was beginning to put on social airs, Nebraska was still a raw territory.

Not one to take shelter and spend her days sewing and serving tea, Linnie traveled up the Missouri to deliver a "Dear John" message to her cousin's fiancé, a handsome lieutenant--and in a wink became the wife of this stranger. They came to love and trust each other, and their survival on the frontier required nothing less, and a good deal more, from them than that. Their harrowing story is based on the diary of an actual army wife who recorded the daily weather-internal and external.

    

Used availability for Bess Streeter Aldrich's The Lieutenant's Lady

Hardback Editions

February 2001 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Lieutenants Lady (G. K. Hall Romance)
Author(s): Bess Streeter Aldrich
ISBN: 0-7838-9366-3 / 978-0-7838-9366-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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December 1942 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Lieutenant s Lady
Author(s): Bess Streeter Aldrich
ISBN: 0-88411-252-7 / 978-0-88411-252-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Amereon Ltd
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Paperback Editions

June 1987 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Lieutenant's Lady
Author(s): Bess Streeter Aldrich
ISBN: 0-8032-5914-X / 978-0-8032-5914-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bison Books
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