Barbara F. VucanovichFrom Nevada to Congress, and Back Again$24.95Author: Barbara F. VucanovichAuthor: Patricia D. CafferataFormat: Paper
Published Date: 2014
Barbara Vucanovich was sixty-two when she ran in her first election, becoming the first woman ever elected to a federal office from Nevada. In this engaging memoir, written with her daughter, she reflects on the road that led her to Washington--her years as mother, businesswoman, and volunteer.
Barbara Vucanovich (1921-2013) retired in 1996 after serving seven terms in the House of Representatives.
Patricia D. Cafferata served as Nevada state treasurer and district attorney of Lincoln, Lander, and Esmeralda Counties. She lives in Reno, Nevada.