Isabella Greenway

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Title: Isabella Greenway: An Enterprising Woman
Published by: University of Arizona Press
Release Date: October 1, 2005
Pages: 306
ISBN13: 978-0816525188


Isabella Greenway was at home on the western range and in New York salons, an energetic entrepreneur who managed a ranch, an airline, and a resort, a politician who became a key player in the New Deal. A lifelong friend of Eleanor Roosevelt, Isabella blazed a trail for remarkable women in Arizona politics, from Sandra Day O’Connor to Governor Janet Napolitano.

Awards & Praise

– Winner, 2005 Willa Award (Women Writing the West) for Nonfiction
– Finalist, Spur Award (Western Writers of America) for Biography
– 2004 Southwest Book of the Year

“It’s a true story that reads like a novel.”
—Tucson Citizen

“It has everything: a complex, compelling, and genuinely eloquent central figure; not one but two extraordinary love stories; friendships with the great and near-great; and vivid glimpses of politics both local and national.”
—Geoffrey C. Ward, author, with Ken Burns, of The Civil War and Baseball