Old Home Town

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U of Nebraska Press, 1985 - Fiction - 309 pages
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These vignettes depict village life as seen through the eyes of a young girl. The New York Times Book Review stated in 1935 that Mrs. Lane "writes clearly and with marvelous simplicity . . . a simplicity upon which no writer not in the most perfect command of his material could afford to venture."
 

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I didn't enjoy this book as well as I had expected to, perhaps in part due to the timing of my read. A collection of short stories about a fictional small town and, of course, the people who inhabit ... Read full review

Contents

OLD HOME TOWN
1
OLD MAID
27
HIRED GIRL
57
IMMORAL WOMAN
89
LONG SKIRTS
122
TRAVELING MAN
159
COUNTRY JAKE
193
THANKLESS CHILD
229
NICE OLD LADY
273
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Rose Wilder Lane, the daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder (Little House books), is the author of Free Land.

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