R O V I N G  L I L Y

In the 1860s a young woman boards a sailing ship
that will take her across the Atlantic to America.

She falls for a sailor, they wed and start a life together in Virginia.  
He is soon drafted into the Civil War, deserts and vanishes.

Now alone, she picks herself up and goes West, to California and Mexico, 
gold-mining towns and saloons, Indian missions,
  bullfighting arenas, stagecoaches, and romance.