The Resource My heaven in Hells Canyon : growing up in Snake River, Violet Wilson Shirley

My heaven in Hells Canyon : growing up in Snake River, Violet Wilson Shirley

Label
My heaven in Hells Canyon : growing up in Snake River
Title
My heaven in Hells Canyon
Title remainder
growing up in Snake River
Statement of responsibility
Violet Wilson Shirley
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This is one helluva narrative about one helluva woman who believed that Hells Canyon was her heaven. You'll be captivated by Violet Wilson Shirley's stories about ranch life in the deepest part of Hells Canyon. The Pete and Ethel Wilson family lived exemplary lives. Could we survive and scratch out a productive life in this rugged terrain with rattlesnakes, fickle weather, steep slopes, and animal predators constantly challenging our bodies and minds? Could we successfully raise eight children? After she retired, Violet returned to the canyon as a U.S. Forest Service volunteer at the Kirkwood visitor center. She contributed time almost every year between 1986 and 2004. Violet's spirit is chiseled into the cliffs and slopes of Hells Canyon and floats above the rapids of Snake River as it plunges through that spectacular gorge."--Back cover
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
OIP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1920-2010
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shirley, Violet Wilson
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
F882.W2
LC item number
S55 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shirley, Violet Wilson
  • Wilson family
  • Wallowa County (Or.)
  • Hells Canyon (Idaho and Or.)
  • Autobiographies
Label
My heaven in Hells Canyon : growing up in Snake River, Violet Wilson Shirley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-226)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
iii, 226 pages
Isbn
9781478701279
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)952339574
  • 842134
  • (OCoLC)ocn952339574
  • 842134
Label
My heaven in Hells Canyon : growing up in Snake River, Violet Wilson Shirley
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-226)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
iii, 226 pages
Isbn
9781478701279
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)952339574
  • 842134
  • (OCoLC)ocn952339574
  • 842134

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