Young Clara is angry when she sees the crumbling walls of the Alamo. She pitches in with Adina De Zavala and others to save the shrine. Her life story is told with photographs and sketches of the clothes she wore.
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Clara Driscoll was amazing. With seeming ease, she produced a Broadway play, served embassy tea, and bulldogged steers. As Time magazine said in 1945, "She was big--even by Texas standards." I hope her story inspires girls to be both history recorders and creators.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:
From Chapter 1: In 1898 I was vacationing in Spain when the Spanish-American War broke out. I was seventeen, and this was too interesting an opportunity for me to resist. I assumed a Spanish name, pretended to be a native, and remained six months to observe developments.
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Book Description Smiley Co, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110962900109
Book Description Smiley Co. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0962900109 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.2083684
Book Description Smiley Co, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0962900109