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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Review: Winter WheatUser Review - Gail - Goodreads
I read this book several years ago and it's on my list of favorites. Mildred Walker is a writer who writes with such descriptive quality that the scenes in the book are still in my mind. A story set ... Read full review
Review: Winter WheatUser Review - Claudia Mundell - Goodreads
This was an extraordinary book for me. Written in 1944, the story is timeless...love, family, war, and relationships. The action takes place in late 1930s and through 1941. The story setting is in the ... Read full review
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Books and Hooks: Winter Wheat
Last week I read a wonderful book, Winter Wheat, by Mildred Walker. The cover was not appealing, the look of the text inside was not appealing, ...
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Winter Wheat - Mildred Walker - ISBN 9780803297418
A classic novel of family life and love on a 1940s-era farm in Central Montana
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Winter Wheat. By Mildred Walker;. Introduction by James Welch. Winter Wheat, published in 1944, is the. story of Ellen Webb, who lives in the dryland ...
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Winter wheat (Book) (Harper's Magazine)
THINGS CONNECTED TO “Winter wheat (Book)”. BOOK. A pictorial history of the movies (Book) · Avalanche (Book) · Germany after the war (Book) ...
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Title page for ETD etd-05252007-130649
In this thesis, I discuss the significance of gender in Mildred Walker’s novels The Curlew’s Cry and Winter Wheat. Walker wrote and situates both narratives ...
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legacyprofile Mildred Walker (1905–1998)
success of the 1992 edition of Winter Wheat is .... the conclusion of Winter Wheat offers the pos- .... cusses Winter Wheat as a female Bildungsroman, ...
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Corinne Spencer Electronic Portfolio
Coming of Age Lessons in Mildred Walker’s Winter Wheat ... Winter Wheat follows the maturation of Ellen’s view of her parents and the dry-land wheat ranch ...
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Montana Center for the Book
... of Sky by Ivan Doig, Letters From Yellowstone by Diane Smith, Fools Crow by James Welch, and the inaugural selection, Winter Wheat by Mildred Walker. ...
NCW--What the Critics Say About Mildred Walker
Walker’s heroine recognizes that love, like winter wheat, requires faith ... Her novel Winter Wheat is a classic, a bit in the vein of Cather's My Antonia. ...
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Author Jean Hegland
I found a copy of Winter Wheat twenty-five years ago while I was rummaging ... But I love winter wheat—both as metaphor and as reality—so I opened the book, ...
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