One of Ours
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 15.01.2018 - 284 Seiten
About The Author American author Willa Cather (1873 - 1947) was raised in Virginia and Nebraska and wrote eloquently about life on the Great Plains, including My Ántonia (1918), considered her masterpiece. In 1923 she won the Pulitzer Prize for One of Ours, set during WWI. Tired of his Christian college, Claude tires to persuade his parents to send him to a state school. He meets the Erlich family but the relationship is short lived as he must return to the family farm. He marries a childhood friend but she doesn't appear to love him as much as her work, and eventually decides to enlist in the U.S. Army during World War I to find meaning in his life.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - rainpebble - LibraryThing
One of Ours by Willa Cather; (4 1/2*) This book is a beautifully written study of a sensitive, idealistic young man. But what elevates it to near masterpiece status is its extremely subtle depiction ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - Donna828 - LibraryThing
Claude Wheeler was ill-suited as a Nebraska farm boy. His longings were realized after he entered a one-sided marriage and became obsessed with the news of WWI. When he decided he must enter the fray ... Vollständige Rezension lesen