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Cowgirl Smarts will make you want to saddle up, and follow your dreams!
Wild West cowgirls were bodacious and lived amazing lives, almost too fantastic to believe. They bucked all the norms and persevered against tremendous odds to live full and adventurous lives. Cowgirl Smarts identifies the characteristics that made these cowgirls successful at roping more out of life when others thought they shouldn't.
Cowgirl Smarts is about being fearless, adventurous, original, resourceful, independent, faithful, honest and genuine. The book demonstrates how to get cowgirl smart through the stories of real cowgirls from the Wild West and early rodeo days. If you want to rope a kick-ass life or to enjoy some fun cowgirl history, then this book is for you. It's a sassy guide for finding your cowgirl spirit and thinking outside the ranch.
Life Lessons From Cowgirls Who Settled the West
Cowgirl Smarts—it’s a state of mind, not a state of horse.
The stories of cowgirls who settled the West from 1840-1920 are almost too fantastic to believe. These cowgirls bucked all the norms and persevered against unlikely odds in order to live a more kick-ass life. Women today almost universally admire their guts, determination and spirit. They are our heroes and our role models.
The book Cowgirl Smarts recommends adopting 17 characteristics of Wild West cowgirls that will help you lasso more out of life. Each chapter shares the story of a bodacious cowgirl who exemplifies one of the 17 characteristics and gives you ideas on how you can achieve the same level of cowgirl smarts. These cowgirls’ stories are nothing short of amazing, but be assured they are all true—the result of years of historical research. Cowgirl Smarts provides life lessons and inspiration for city slickers everywhere.
Cowgirl Smarts is a history book and a self-help book that’s funny too. It’s a sassy romp though real-life adventures of outrageous women. Even if you love your life, you’ll enjoy these Cowgirl Smarts lessons because they are laced with adventure and surprise endings. Sure it’s history, but it uses enough cowpoke prose and funny morals to make it a great read regardless of age or gender. Above all, Cowgirl Smarts is storytelling at its best.
Title Cowgirl Smarts: How to Rope a Kick-Ass Life, Life Lessons from Cowgirls Who Tamed the West
Author Ellen Reid Smith
Publisher Reid Smith & Associates, Incorporated, 2004
ISBN 0976080508, 9780976080503
Length 176 pages