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Traditionally, the Southwest has attracted individuals with yearnings for freedom and event, those who outline themselves as members. in contrast to their husbands and brothers, girls within the Southwest didn't, for the main half, subdue and tame the land; yet their personality and individuality have been manifested as they lived with and more desirable upon stipulations as they discovered them. Their fascination with their lifestyle and the necessity for self-expression led them to jot down in their studies, delivering them with an artistic outlet and delivering those that got here later a different window into the prior.

"A duvet of phrases" received the Border nearby Library organization 1989 Southwest e-book Award for literary excellence and enrichment of the cultural history of the Southwest. It was once additionally offered the nationwide Federation of Press girls first prize for heritage in 1989.

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