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About this product
- DescriptionHeartwarming true story and daily adventures of a large Montana ranch family surviving the Great Depression by woman author Maxine Albro Pogreba suitable for all ages and in large print. A wonderful and easy read with historical content for young children to seniors. from the writer - Running through the fields to school with my brothers and sisters was among my most cherished memories along with having attended all twelve grades in that small hamlet. My folks didn't let the Great Depression, drought or a bank foreclosure beat them and stood their ground against all odds and made a good life for their children. All nine of us graduated from Willow Creek Public School within a span of 20 years. A great addition for schools and classroom reading materials, libraries, English and history classes and historical library collections.
- Author BiographyMaxine was the fourth of nine children born to Willis and Bina Lane Albro in 1924. They were ranchers who lived near Willow Creek, Montana. Through 4H, she learned sewing and gardening and was active in gymnastics, basketball, skating and dancing, all of which she later encouraged in her children and grandchildren. She remained a fitness buff throughout her life. She married Dean Pogreba from Three Forks who was killed in the Vietnam war in 1965. Maxine returned to Montana and retired in Bozeman.
- Author(s)Maxine Albro Pogreba
- Date of Publication02/04/2014
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectBiography: General
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight218 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine9 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
- Edition Statementlarge type edition
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