The Plain Sense of Things

The Plain Sense of Things

eBook - 2008
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In prose as clean and beautiful as the stark prairie setting, The Plain Sense of Things tells the stories of three generations of a western Nebraska family. These tales of sorrow and hope are connected by the sinews of need and flawed love that keep families together. A farm wife struggles to support her children after the death of her second husband; a young woman grapples with the shift from girlhood to motherhood; World War II wreaks havoc on those left behind; and a failing farmstead breaks a family's heart. Amid hardship and change, these interwoven stories illuminate the resilience and d.
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2008
ISBN: 9780803218574
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 221 pages)


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