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Linda Lawrence Hunt

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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.


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Bold Spirit
Helga Estby's Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America
Written by Linda Lawrence Hunt


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... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Bold Spirit
Helga Estby's Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America
Written by Linda Lawrence Hunt


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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