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By Judy Nolte Temple

ISBN-10: 0806138254

ISBN-13: 9780806138251

ISBN-10: 0806140356

ISBN-13: 9780806140353

The tale of child Doe Tabor has seduced the US for greater than a century. lengthy ahead of her physique used to be stumbled on frozen in a Leadville shack close to the Matchless Mine, Elizabeth McCourt “Baby Doe” Tabor was once the stuff of legend. the beautiful divorcée married Colorado’s wealthiest mining mogul and have become the “Silver Queen of the West.” Blessed with daughters, Horace and child Doe mesmerized the realm with their wealth and extravagance.

But child Doe’s existence was once additionally a morality play. virtually in a single day, the Tabors’ wealth disappeared whilst melancholy struck in 1893. Horace died six years later. in keeping with the legend, one daughter left domestic by no means to come back; the opposite died horribly. For thirty-five years, child Doe, who used to be thought of mad, lived in solitude excessive within the Colorado Rockies.

Baby Doe Tabor left a checklist of her insanity in a collection of writings she referred to as her “Dreams and Visions.” those have been came upon after her loss of life yet by no means studied in detail—until now. writer Judy Nolte Temple retells Lizzie’s tale with larger accuracy than any earlier biographer and unearths a narrative extra heartbreaking than the legend, giving voice to the girl at the back of the myth.

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