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 - Jeanette - Goodreads
It's closer to 3.5 star and if you are in love with wheat country wide plains Montana solitude, it will be a 4 star plus for you. Beautiful, lyrical- almost to mystic chapter upon chapter of the Wheat ... Read full review
Review: Winter WheatUser Review - Bethany - Goodreads
I can't decide if this book is three or four stars. This is longer than usual as book club is three weeks off and I need to remember what I'm thinking. The language is beautiful, but the writing has ... Read full review