A haunting tale set in Nebraska at the turn of the 20th century. It involves Emmeline, the educated, but sad doctor's wife who is defeated by the harshness and cruelty of prairie life, but who teaches Louisa, one of the other characters in the novel, much more than reading.
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Book Description Puffin / Penguin Books, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 014032822X