"Along Came A Cowgirl - Daring and Iconic Women of the Rodeo & Wild West Shows"
Compiled by New York Times best-selling author Chris Enss, this informative new book contains stories of the women whose names resounded in rodeo arenas across the nation in the early twentieth century. Rodeo events were mostly confined to men in earlier times, but with the advent of Wild West Shows and Exhibitions, daring women who proved themselves as fearless as the men competed as well. Some of the Cowgirls covered in this new book are Lucille Mulhall, Hazel Hickey Moore, Mildred Douglas, Prairie Rose Henderson, May Lillie, Ruth Roach, Nancy Bragg, Kitty Canutt and others. Their rodeo careers and brief biographies of each are also included. Events listed include Steer Roping, Bronc Riding, Bulldogging, Trick Riding, Trick Roping, Trick Shooting, and others. Paperback, 164 pages, including index, bibliography, and photos.
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