we first met the young heroine, Sarah Agnes Prine, in the
award-winning bestseller THESE IS MY WORDS, she rode right into our
hearts. This indomitable, unschooled, almost illiterate teenager
with a zest for life and a zeal for learning epitomized the spirit
that embodied the frontier women of the late 19th century.
Sarah's early life was based on memoirs of the author's great
grandmother who came to the Arizona Territory in the early 1880s,
the West's most exciting era. As Sarah grew to adulthood, married