"Minnie and Dwight, A Pioneer Love Story is an expression of praise for the many pioneer families who created community in a harsh land. It provides an intimate look at the history of the Texas Panhandle personalized through the eyes of my grandmother. Detailed descriptions of life from 1888- 1949 are revealed in her letters and reflections.
As a pioneer entering the Panhandle of Texas in 1888 Minnie Wood Warren Hobart was physically frailer than many pioneer women. Minnie's enduring love for my grandfather sustained her through dramatic change. She grew up in Vermont - green, hilly, tranquil, with flowing water in the rivers. In 1888, she married her childhood sweetheart and moved to the Panhandle of Texas - brown, flat, windy, with sand patterns in the rivers Texas. What if she had surrendered to the strangeness that was the Texas Panhandle?
It provides an intimate look at the history of the Texas Panhandle personalized through the eyes of a woman of spirit and staying power.
It won the Best Non-fiction Award, 2009 from the Oklahoma Writer's Federation, Inc."
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.75 x 9 inches