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The Lady

3.56  ·  Rating Details  ·  39 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Paperback, 192 pages
Published March 1st 1985 by University of Nebraska Press (first published 1958)
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Jean Brandenburg
This was a Reader's Digest version from 1957! The story of a small boy whose father disappears and when it becomes obvious he is not returning for the boy, he is sent for by his uncle. The uncle's wife, however is the "Lady" and who the whole story revolves around. It takes place back in the sheep/cattle conflicts time and is a good read. This is one I think would be far better if it was the full version. It did end rather abruptly. At least in this version. I still liked it!
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Fun to read an old fashioned book.. great character study of a New Mexico family in the 1890s..
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Conrad Michael Richter (October 13, 1890 – October 30, 1968) was an American novelist whose lyrical work is concerned largely with life on the American frontier in various periods. His novel The Town (1950), the last story of his trilogy The Awakening Land about the Ohio frontier, won the 1951 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.[1] His novel The Waters of Kronos won the 1961 National Book Award for Fictio ...more
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