About this product Product Information Stewart's letters, written from 1909 to 1913, were the basis of the acclaimed 1980 film Heartland. "Mrs. Stewart was a woman whose nineteenth-century pioneer spirit seems to have been laced with a strong dose of twentieth-century liberation. Equally impressive is her ability to characterize the people around her."-Western American...
The reason I purchased this book is I saw the movie Heartland, which is based on this book. While the movie was great and eye-opening with regard to women in the old west, the book takes it a step further and is an excellent source to see how people dealt with their tough lives.