Branches on the Conejo: Leaving the Soil After Five Generations

Branches on the Conejo: Leaving the Soil After Five Generations

Anne Schroeder / Oct 19, 2020

Branches on the Conejo Leaving the Soil After Five Generations Schroeder weaves an emotive anecdotal memoir of the families who settled the Norwegian Colony north of Los Angeles in the Conejo Valley around Thousand Oaks tamed the land and then saw their ranche

  • Title: Branches on the Conejo: Leaving the Soil After Five Generations
  • Author: Anne Schroeder
  • ISBN: 9781891954993
  • Page: 376
  • Format: Paperback
  • Schroeder weaves an emotive, anecdotal memoir of the families who settled the Norwegian Colony north of Los Angeles in the Conejo Valley around Thousand Oaks, tamed the land, and then saw their ranches and farms dwindle away under development pressures The work leans heavily into the roles played by women in the Western Expansion, and the remembered stories of her great gSchroeder weaves an emotive, anecdotal memoir of the families who settled the Norwegian Colony north of Los Angeles in the Conejo Valley around Thousand Oaks, tamed the land, and then saw their ranches and farms dwindle away under development pressures The work leans heavily into the roles played by women in the Western Expansion, and the remembered stories of her great great grandfather working with his neighbors to blast the Norwegian Grade out of solid rock to build a road to Ventura.

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      • Anne Schroeder

        Anne Schroeder describes herself as a calorically challenged Aphrodite with an unmistakable fervor for life Second of seven children, she was born in Ventura County, California, the subject of her first memoir, BRANCHES ON THE CONEJO Leaving the Soil after Five Generations In 1971 she graduated from Cal Poly, SLO, with a husband, toddler and part time job, in the first wave of the Social and Sexual Revolution Her memoir ORDINARY APHRODITE is an adventure tale about a life of small steps in the Boomer women s experience Her fiction and memoir have won numerous awards She is active in Women Writing the West and Western Writers of America Her Central Coast Series, including Cholama Moon and Maria Ines, features well researched, character driven novels about the history of Central California in the Time of the Trouble, the Spanish, Mexican and American conquests of California She and her husband moved from the Central Coast of California to Southern Oregon in search of adventure She has a happy husband, two darling granddaughters and two lazy dogs Librarian Note There is than one author in the database with this name.


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