University of Denver Book Review:

Howard Zinn and Lois Mottonen Fistfight in the Equality State 

by Rodger McDaniel with Lois Mottonen

A startling memoir of a remarkable woman who was born, raised, educated, and employed in Wyoming. In 2017, at the age of 88, Lois Mottonen died. But before she did, she told McDaniel her stories.

Most of Wyoming’s human rights history is not flattering and much of it is disturbing. Mottonen, who experienced many different aspects of life in Wyoming, shares event after poignant event—accompanied by fact after painful fact. Specifically of the different and varied injustices that Wyoming bestows on anyone who is a non-“white, male, Christian, heterosexual”


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