Woman’s Suffrage. Influenza epidemic. War. See how those three things impact an ordinary American girl as she comes of age during the early decades of the 20th Century. Follow her journey to independence in this historical memoir based upon diaries written by Hazel Hungerford Howland from 1908-1920. With A Heart for Any Fate reveals the story of Hazel’s determination and perseverance to achieve her dream—only to wrestle with a decision which could result in leaving the dream behind.
Experience life through Hazel’s eyes as she tells the story leading up to her decision to accept, or not, Carlton Corwith’s marriage proposal. Travel along with her as she transitions from an upstate New York high school student to a Southampton High School teacher. Discover how her actions are influenced by growing up on a rural family farm, moving to an urban environment, and teaching during the contention for woman’s voting rights, influenza epidemic of 1918 and World War I.
Which life will she choose?