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Winter Wheat
     

Winter Wheat

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by Mildred Walker, James Welch
 

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For this Bison Books edition, James Welch, the acclaimed author of Winter in the Blood (1986) and other novels, introduces Mildred Walker's vivid heroine, Ellen Webb, who lives in the dryland wheat country of central Montana during the early 1940s. He writes, "It is a story about growing up, becoming a woman, mentally, emotionally, spiritually, within the space

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For this Bison Books edition, James Welch, the acclaimed author of Winter in the Blood (1986) and other novels, introduces Mildred Walker's vivid heroine, Ellen Webb, who lives in the dryland wheat country of central Montana during the early 1940s. He writes, "It is a story about growing up, becoming a woman, mentally, emotionally, spiritually, within the space of a year and a half. But what a year and a half it is!" Welch offers a brief biography of Walker, who wrote nine of her thirteen novels while living in Montana.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
This coming-of-age story about a young Montana woman was nominated for a National Book Award when first published in 1944. (Dec.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803298767
Publisher:
UNP - Bison Books
Publication date:
12/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
306
Sales rank:
411,705
File size:
419 KB

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Winter Wheat 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
sagebrushandsnickers More than 1 year ago
A compelling novel of a young woman's search for herself. Overcoming grandiose expectations she must face the challenge of coming to respect and appreciate the unique environment that has helped to mold her.
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