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National Parks Store: Remarkable Pioneer Women of Arizona’s Sky Islands


Arizona is what it is partly thanks to its lively pioneer women. They included ranchers, scientists, artists, healers, educators, entrepreneurs—and even a criminal or two.

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Arizona is what it is partly thanks to its lively pioneer women. They included ranchers, scientists, artists, healers, educators, entrepreneurs—and even a criminal or two. Wynne Brown is the author of More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Arizona Women, a biographical collection that showcases fourteen of these spirited early Arizona residents and explorers. Her presentation will include excerpts from her book, as well as photographs, and material from her recent work.

Wynne Brown is a freelance writer, editor, and graphic designer. She co-edited and designed the award-winning Cave Creek Canyon: Revealing the Heart of Arizona’s Chiricahua Mountains, and she is a contributor to The Sonoran Desert: A Literary Field Guide. She is also the author of two award-winning books: More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Arizona Women and The Falcon Guide to Trail Riding Arizona, both published by Globe Pequot Press/Rowman & Littlefield. In addition, she is a member of Tucson’s Dry River Poets, and she is the editor, a contributor, and the designer of the group’s poetry collection, Spilled. Her writing has appeared in Spiral OrbOasisPlanningArizona Highways, Discovery Health, and many more. www.wynnebrown.com.

Presentation at 12 PM only.



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Event Tags: Arizona, culture, educational, history, Native American, presentation, Sonoran Desert, the West, traditional, Tucson

Date:
Wednesday, September 21
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Place:
The National Parks Store
12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85755 United States
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Contact:
520-622-6014
Cost:
Free
To reserve seats, please call 520-622-6014 during business hours, beginning one week prior to the event.

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