Natalie, A New England Girl with Cowboy Dreams
Natalie, the two volume series, that captures the influence the western cowboy culture, that dominated television and movie theaters in the 1940’s, 1950’s, and 1960’s, had on a young woman. The first volume, set in New England, captures Natalie as she grows up against the backdrop of WWII and the popularity of dude ranches and rodeo life throughout the area. The second volume brings the adult Natalie and her young family to Florida, and details Florida’s natural world, cowboy culture, and life on a ranch. Both books tell the story of a strong, resilient woman who was able to live her dream while overcoming obstacles and unfathomable tragedies.