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By Amy Stewart
From the New York instances best-selling writer of The Drunken Botanist comes a charming novel in line with the forgotten actual tale of 1 of the nation's first girl deputy sheriffs.
Constance Kopp doesn't rather healthy the mildew. She towers over so much males, has little interest in marriage or household affairs, and has been remoted from the area for the reason that a relatives mystery despatched her and her sisters into hiding fifteen years in the past. at some point a belligerent and strong silk manufacturing unit proprietor runs down their buggy, and a dispute over damages becomes a warfare of bricks, bullets, and threats as he unleashes his gang on their family members farm. whilst the sheriff enlists her assist in convicting the boys, Constance is pressured to confront her previous and shield her kin — and he or she does it in a fashion that few girls of 1914 might have dared.
"A clever, romping event, that includes essentially the most memorable and robust woman characters I've noticeable in print for a very long time. I enjoyed each web page as I the Kopp sisters via a too-good-to-be-true (but quite often true!) story of violence, braveness, stubbornness, and resourcefulness." — Elizabeth Gilbert
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Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart