A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains (Paperback)
Isabella L. Bird most famous book is probably A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains. Bird's time in the Rockies was enlivened especially by her acquaintance with Jim Nugent, a textbook outlaw with one eye and an affinity for violence and poetry. "A man any woman might love but no sane woman would marry," Bird declared in a section excised from her letters before their publication.
About the Author
Isabella Lucy Bird (1831-1904) was a nineteenth-century English explorer, writer, and a natural historian.