Botanical Book Club: Ladies of the Canyons: A League of Extraordinary Women and Their Adventures in the American Southwest

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Tuesday, November 13th 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Meeting Location: Small Udall Conference Room, 725 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM, 87505.

No RSVP required. Botanical Book Club meets every second Tuesday of the month. We hope you can join us!

The Santa Fe Botanical Garden invites you to participate in our monthly Botanical Book Club. Join other botanical book enthusiasts over tea, cookies, and great conversation about our book of the month. The book of the month for November is Ladies of the Canyons: A League of Extraordinary Women and Their Adventures in the American Southwest, by Lesley Poling-Kempes 

About Ladies of the Canyons: A League of Extraordinary Women and Their Adventures in the American Southwest: Ladies of the Canyons is the true story of remarkable women who left the security and comforts of genteel Victorian society and journeyed to the American Southwest in search of a wider view of themselves and their world. Educated, restless, and inquisitive, Natalie Curtis, Carol Stanley, Alice Klauber, and Mary Cabot Wheelwright were plucky, intrepid women whose lives were transformed in the first decades of the twentieth century by the people and the landscape of the American Southwest. Part of an influential circle of women that included Louisa Wade Wetherill, Alice Corbin Henderson, Mabel Dodge Luhan, Mary Austin, and Willa Cather, these ladies imagined and created a new home territory, a new society, and a new identity for themselves and for the women who would follow them.

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