Matriarch Abbie Deal dies at the beginning of this novel, leaving to granddaughter Laura her literary aspirations. Laura vows that nothing will deter her from a successful writing career, but the more she repeats her vow the more life intervenes.
Miss Aldrich has recreated the spirit of the descendants of the early Scotch and German settlers of the great Nebraskan plains, the spirit of healthy morality and calm contentment that is characteristic of these people. - New York Times
University of Nebraska Press
Pub Date: January 1, 1988
0.93" H x 8.0" L x 5.44" W