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Sinopsis: Now, for the first time in paperback, here is the remarkable story of Sandra Day O’Connor’s family and early life, her journey to adulthood in the American Southwest that helped make her the woman she is today—the first female justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and one of the most powerful women in America. In this illuminating and unusual book, Sandra Day O’Connor tells, with her brother, Alan, the story of the Day family, and of growing up on the harsh yet beautiful land of the Lazy B ranch in Arizona.
Laced throughout these stories about three generations of the Day family, and everyday life on the Lazy B, are the lessons Sandra and Alan learned about the world, self-reliance, and survival, and how the land, people, and values of the Lazy B shaped them. This fascinating glimpse of life in the Southwest in the last century recounts an important time in American history, and provides an enduring portrait of an independent young woman on the brink of becoming one of the most prominent figures in America.
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Review: Deep in the granite hills of eastern Arizona in 1880, H.C. Day founded the Lazy B ranch, where U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and her brother Alan spent their youth, a time they recall in this affectionate joint memoir.
"We belonged to the Lazy B, and it belonged to each of us," write O'Connor and Day. "We thought it would always be there." Weathering events from the Great Depression to cyclical drought, they worked the ranch's 300 square miles alongside a colorful crew of cowboys, learning the ways of cattle, horses, and people, lessons they share in well-turned anecdotes. They also learned a system of values that "was simple and unsophisticated and the product of necessity," one that has followed them into the larger world. Court watchers and fans of Western writing alike will take pleasure in this multigenerational account of life on the range. --Gregory McNamee
Título: Lazy B
Editorial: Modern Library
Condición del libro: Fine
Descripción Modern Library, 2005. Estado de conservación: Fair. 0th Edition. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP76202680
Descripción Modern Library, 2005. Estado de conservación: Good. 0th Edition. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP45990137
Descripción Modern Library, 2005. Estado de conservación: Very Good. 0th Edition. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP76885335
Descripción Random House Publishing Group. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Nº de ref. de la librería G0679643443I3N00
Descripción Random House Publishing Group. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. Dust Cover Missing. This book has a light amount of wear to the pages, cover and binding. Nº de ref. de la librería G0679643443I3N01
Descripción Random House Publishing Group. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. This copy shows very minor wear. Nº de ref. de la librería G0679643443I4N00
Descripción Modern Library, 2005. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Used: Good. Nº de ref. de la librería SONG0679643443
Descripción Estado de conservación: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Nº de ref. de la librería 97806796434493.0
Descripción Estado de conservación: Like New. Book Condition: Like New. Nº de ref. de la librería 97806796434492.0
Descripción The Modern Library, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2005. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: G+. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Good. Photographs Ilustrador. 2nd Edition. G+/G, used hc, x-xxii, 318 pgs. Blind stamped, grey colored cloth over boards with gilt text on upper. Illustrated dust jacket with red and black text on upper and cream colored text on spine; minor edge wear; no chips or tears. Interior pages clean, unmarked. Binding is tight. Nº de ref. de la librería 014595