Carry A. NationRetelling the Life Fran Grace The story of one of America's most notorious and misunderstood women. Carry Nation was 54 when she ""smashed"" her first saloon, but her life before she started her infamous hatchet crusade has been little known until now. In this first scholarly biography of Nation, Fran Grace unfolds a story that often contrasts with the image of Nation as ""Crazy Carry,"" a bellicose, blue-nosed, man-hating killjoy. Using newly available archival materials and placing Nation in her various ...

Carry A. Nation: Retelling the Life 2004, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253217349

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Carry A. Nation: Retelling the Life 2001, Indiana University Press

ISBN-13: 9780253338464