Minnesota Historical Society

American Daughter

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Black North Dakotans were something of a rarity in 1914 when young Era Bell and her family moved to a farm near the small community of Driscoll. In this lively autobiography, Thompson describes the experiences of her girlhood.

  • By: Era Bell Thompson
  • Format: Paper, 296 pp.
  • Publisher: MNHS Press (1986)
  • Product ##: 0873512014
  • Praise for American Daughter:

    "American Daughter is a story of growing up in the West and Middle West that is moving, human, positive, triumphant. Entertaining and well-written."--Library Journal

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