Manha Farm (1912)
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Barbara Vucanovich was sixty-two when she ran in her first election, becoming the first woman ever elected to a federal office from Nevada. In this engaging memoir, written with her daughter, she reflects on the road that led her to Washington—her years as mother, businesswoman, and volunteer. Patricia D. Cafferate served as Nevada state treasurer and district attorney of Lincoln, Lander, and Esmerelda Counties. She lives in Reno, Nevada.
Vucanovich, F., Barbara; Cafferate, D., Patricia. Spring 2014 University of Nevada Press. University of Nevada Press. Spring 2014. 17 Apr. 2014
There's a basin, wrought of reason,
tortoise dry and clean of air
Where rivers hike to meet their fate,
get lost and disappear
Where Grand Adventure had a say
and different would prevail
And where only hardy life hangs on
to all that it entails... Read More