An old prospector, Sour Dough, makes possible Laura Rutherford’s escape from a Colorado mining town in 1880 to accept a scholarship to Eton College in Denver. With her teaching degree comes heartbreak. Back in Placer she teaches the miners’ children and helps Jennie, a dance hall girl, learn to read. Jennie’s shocking death resolves Laura to work to get the mine owners to help the miners’ families. She enlists the help of Prescott, the handsome manager of the Caribou mine whom she has come to love even though his help might costs him his job and be lost to her.
How Laura and Prescott work together to achieve their goals and Sour Dough again helps them makes an exciting story of love, loss and final success.
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About The Author
Born in China to a military family I lived various places and attended many schools. My passion was history and I majored in English and history and received a MAT in teaching history. I met my husband in the Philippines and have a large family dispersed around the US.
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