Jim Fergus began his career as a full-time freelance writer in
1980. His articles, essays, interviews, and profiles have appeared in a wide
variety of national magazines and newspapers. His first novel, One
Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd won the 1999 Fiction of the
Year Award from the Mountains & Plains Booksellers Association and has
become a favorite selection of reading groups across the country.
Based on an actual historical event, this is the story of May Dodd—a remarkable woman who, in 1875, travels through the American West to marry the chief of the Cheyenne Nation.One Thousand White Women begins with May Dodd’s journey into an unknown wor...[SEE MORE]