Bold Spirit: Helga Estby's Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America

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Companion site to a book that tells the story of Helga Estby, a Norwegian immigrant who, in 1896, walked 3,500 miles across North America in a determined effort to win a $10,000 wager and save her family's Eastern Washington state farm. The Web site features maps, reviews, information about author Linda Lawrence Hunt (a professor at Whitworth College in Spokane, Washington state), an appearance calendar, book discussion guide, and a "Where's Helga" contest.

Hunt, Linda Lawrence



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