Where the Saints Have Trod: The Life of Helen Gougar

Where the Saints Have Trod: The Life of Helen Gougar (Hardback)

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Where the Saints Have Trod: The Life of Helen Gougar
Hardback
Purdue University Press
06/01/1985
250pp
Purdue and Indiana
English
6.00" x 9.00"
0911198733
9780911198737
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Book Description

Through newspaper accounts, public documents, and a talent for deduction, author Robert Kriebel places Helen Gougar against a background of local, state, and national history and draws a verbal portrait of this nineteenth century woman of amazing wit and determination who battled vicious social and political forces to, eliminate problems, many of which continue to beset humanity in the twentieth century.

About the Author(s):

Robert C. Kriebel was employed 40 years in a variety of writing, editing, and executive positions at the Lafayette, Indiana Journal and Courier. He continued in retirement to contribute a Sunday column on local history, a column that ran from 1977 to 2011. Kriebel is the author of 5 books on Indiana biography, and one about the life and the work of American jazz bandleader, Woody Herman.