The Whip: A Novel Inspired By a True Story

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Hansen Pub. Group,
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c2012.
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English
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The Whip is inspired by the true story of a woman, Charlotte "Charley" Parkhurst (1812-1879) who lived most of her extraordinary life as a man in the old west. As a young woman in Rhode Island, she fell in love with a runaway slave and had his child. The destruction of her family drove her west to California, dressed as a man, to track the killer.Charley became a renowned stagecoach driver for Wells Fargo. She killed a famous outlaw, had a secret love affair, and lived with a housekeeper who, unaware of her true sex, fell in love with her. Charley was the first known woman to vote in America in 1868 (as a man). Her grave lies in Watsonville, California.
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subject_facet Biographical fiction, California -- History -- 1850-1950 -- Fiction, Coach drivers -- California -- Fiction, Fiction, Historical fiction, Mistaken identity -- California -- Fiction, Parkhurst, Charley, -- -1879 -- Fiction, Women pioneers -- California -- Fiction
title_display The Whip: A Novel Inspired By a True Story
title_full The Whip: A Novel Inspired By a True Story Karen Kondazian
title_short The Whip: A Novel Inspired By a True Story
topic_facet Coach drivers, History, Mistaken identity, Parkhurst, Charley, Women pioneers