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Alfred A. Knopf , New York
Statementby Willa Cather.
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Pagination459 p.
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Open LibraryOL13537021M
OCLC/WorldCa8938734

One of Ours is a novel by Willa Cather which won the Pulitzer Prize. It tells the story of the life of Claude Wheeler, a native of Nebraska around the turn of the 20th century. The son of a successful mid-western farmer and an intensely pious mother, thus guaranteed a comfortable livelihood, Claude Wheeler nonetheless views himself as a victim of his father's success and his own /5().

One of Ours is a novel by Willa Cather that won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel. It tells the story of the life of Claude Wheeler, a Nebraska native around the turn of the 20th century.

The son of a successful farmer and an intensely pious mother, he is guaranteed a comfortable livelihood. Nevertheless, Wheeler views himself as a victim /5(77). One of Ours is Willa Cather's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about the making of an American soldier.

Claude Wheeler, the sensitive but aspiring protagonist, has ready access to his family's fortune but refuses to settle for it/5. About One of Ours. Willa Cather’s Pulitzer Prize-winning narrative of the making of a young American soldier.

Claude Wheeler, the sensitive, aspiring protagonist of this beautifully modulated novel, resembles the youngest son of a peculiarly American fairy tale.

His fortune is ready-made for him, but he refuses to. One of Ours 1 BOOK I On Lovely Creek I. CLAUDE WHEELER opened his eyes before the sun was up and vigorously shook his younger brother, who lay in the other half of the same bed.

"Ralph, Ralph, get awake. Come down and help me wash the car." "What for?". 9 rows    Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. One of Ours by Willa Cather is a novel telling the story of Claude Wheeler, the son of a Nebraska farmer and a religious mother.

He drifts through what seems to be a predictable life, devoid of purpose, until he goes to war in Europe. Though it won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel, it. One of Ours is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Willa Cather, an American author best known for depictions of life in the Great Plains.

Willa Cather ’s novel One of Ours is a complex, slow-moving, but beautiful character study set before and during World War I. It follows Claude Wheeler as he passes from youth to manhood and from.

One of Ours book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. On 4/19/, terrorism struck the heartland: A cataclysmic explosion de /5. Willa Cather explores the destiny of a boy whose yearnings impel him from Nebraska to a frontier bloodier and more distant than the one settled by his ancestors.

One of Ours/Book 1. From Wikisource When she was not lost in religious meditation, she was likely to be thinking about some one of the old books she read over and over.

Her personal life was so far removed from the scene of her daily activities that rash and violent men could not break in upon it. But where Claude was concerned, she lived. One of Ours by Willa Cather. Paperback $ Hardcover. $ Paperback.

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$ NOOK Book. $ Audio CD. $ which later provided the setting for her best-known novels. The books O Pioneers. and My Antonia, especially, with their focus on immigrant life on the prairie, established Cather as a major American : Otbebookpublishing.

Read Book Two - Chapter VI of One of Ours by Willa Cather. The text begins: After his interview with Mr. Royce, Claude drove directly to the mill house. As he came up the shady road, he saw with disappointment the flash of two white dresses instead of one, moving about in the sunny flower garden.

The visitor was Gladys Farmer. This was her vacation time. One Of Ours Book 2 Summary & Analysis Book 2 Summary: “Enid” Claude continues to feel drawn to Enid, and he begins to converse with her more regularly.

He learns that she is deeply religious and somewhat eccentric. The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Cather, Willa. One of Ours. Seven Treasure Publications, One of Ours takes place just before World War I in the town of Frankfort, Nebraska.

Although the novel is narrated by an omniscient narrator, its plot centers on. “One of Ours,” Willa Cather’s novel of youth, the prairie, influenza, and war, was one of the author’s greatest successes, winning her the Pulitzer Prize in It also elicited some of the most.

One of Ours (Annotated) by Willa Cather. Paperback $ Paperback. $ NOOK Book. $ Differentiated book• It has a historical context with research of the time-The purpose of realizing this historical context is to approach the understanding of a historical epoch from the elements provided by the text.

Hence the Brand: Barnes & Noble. There is a very light slant to the spine of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a patch of foxing to the front endpaper. "Through the s and s, Cather was firmly established as a major American writer, receiving the Pulitzer Prize in for her novel One of Ours.

Read Book Four - Chapter IV of One of Ours by Willa Cather. The text begins: The morning of the third day; Claude and the Virginian and the Marine were up very early, standing in the bow, watching the Anchises mount the fresh blowing hills of water, her prow, as it rose and fell, always a dull triangle against the glitter.

Their escorts looked like dream ships, soft and iridescent as shell in. One of Ours, novel by Willa Cather, published in This story of a Nebraska farm boy who dies fighting in France in World War I took four years to write and was a best-seller in its time. It won a Pulitzer Prize in Cather based the plot on letters written by a cousin who had died in World.

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Book Overview Willa Cather's Pulitzer Prize-winning narrative of the making of a young American soldier Claude Wheeler, the sensitive, aspiring protagonist of this beautifully modulated novel, resembles the youngest son of a peculiarly American fairy tale. His fortune is ready-made for him, but he refuses to settle for it/5(5).

One of ours by Willa Cather, unknown edition, JanuAudio Book Contractors Audio Cassette in English - Unabridged edition zzzz. Not in Library. One of Ours (Virago Modern Classics) ApVirago Press Ltd Paperback - New Ed edition Pages: FreeBookNotes found 4 sites with book summaries or analysis of One of Ours.

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One of Ours is made up of five books. Book I, “On Lovely Creek,” introduces the young Claude Wheeler in small-town Nebraska. Claude visits a traveling circus with friends and then goes back to school at Temple, the religious college he is attending in Lincoln.

About One of Ours Willa Cather’s Pulitzer Prize-winning narrative of the making. First Edition; one of 35 numbered copies on Imperial Japan Vellum, signed by Cather on the colophon page. Minor spotting, else fine in a custom clamshell box.

All books described as first editions are first printings unless otherwise noted. Seller Inventory # More. Willa Cather's One of Ours, Edith Wharton's A Son at the Front, and the Literature of the Great War By Julie Olin-Ammentorp, Cather Studies Volume 8 Advertising Cather during the.

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