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Sister of the Road: The Autobiography of Box-Car Bertha as told to Dr. Ben L. Reitman
Published by Gold Label, (1937)
5.5"x8" 314 pages
Hardcover. Reprint edition. Good condition, some wear and tear. Bertha Thompson was the daughter of a railroad employee and eventually took to the rails herself for 15 years. Basis for the 1972 Martin Scorsese-directed film *Boxcar Bertha* which featured Barbara Hershey in the title role, and David Carradine.