Land of the Burnt Thigh

Land of the Burnt Thigh

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"[...]eight months." The first emergency arose almost at once. We started up the Mississippi in high spirits, but by the time we reached Moline, Illinois, I was taken from the boat on a stretcher-the aftermath of typhoid fever. It was bad enough to be ill, it was worse to have an unexpected drain on our funds, but worst of all was the fear that someone might file on the claim ahead of us. For a week or ten days I could not travel, but Ida Mary went ahead to attend to the land-filing and the buying of supplies so that we could start for the homestead as soon as I arrived.[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 9.65mm | 308.44g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507704283
  • 9781507704288

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187 ratings
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3 24% (44)
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