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