Linda Lawrence Hunt, an Associate Professor of English at Whitworth College in Spokane, Washington, now directs the Krista Foundation for Global Citizenship with her husband, Jim. An engaging speaker and freelance writer, she has published articles in regional and national publications, and has traveled throughout America and in Norway to reconstruct this silenced story of Helga Estby's epic journey.
Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor On Sale: January 11, 2005 Price: $16.00
In 1896, a Norwegian immigrant and mother of eight children named Helga Estby was behind on taxes and the mortgage when she learned that a mysterious sponsor would pay $10,000 to a woman who walked across America.
Hoping to win the wager and save her family’s farm, Helga and her teenaged...
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