The Whip

Author
Karen Kondazian 
Summary
2013 Global Ebook Gold Award for Western Fiction<br /> 2013 Global Ebook Gold Award for Historical Literature Fiction, Modern<br /><br /> The Whip is inspired by the true story of a woman, Charlotte "Charley" Parkhurst (1812-1879) who lived most of her extraordinary life as a man.&#xa0;<br /> As a young woman in Rhode Island, she fell in love and had a child. Her husband was lynched and her baby killed. The destruction of her family drove her west to California, dressed as a man, to track down the murder.&#xa0;<br /> Charley became a renowned stagecoach driver. She killed a famous outlaw, had a secret love affair, and lived with a housekeeper who, unaware of her true sex, fell in love with her.<br /> Charley was the first woman to vote in America (as a man). Her grave lies in Watsonville, California.
Genre
Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Western 
Price
$5.99
Average User Rating
4.5
User Rating Count
170
Release Date
2011-11-06


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