Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Prairie Widow” as Want to Read:
Prairie Widow
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Prairie Widow

3.5  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Jennifer Vandermeer hated Kansas. With all her heart, she wished that she d never left the dull security of Ohio, had never let her husband, Walter, take her from the order and civilization of the East. There was no preacher in Four Corners, Kansas, so Seth Baker, at the behest of his wife, improvised the words. Jennifer, her two young children, and a small group of ...more
Hardcover
Published November 6th 1992 by M. Evans and Company
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Prairie Widow, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Prairie Widow

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-14)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Melissa
Jul 14, 2012 Melissa rated it did not like it
While this is certainly a well written book, I didn't care for any of the characters at all. I know I was supposed to be rooting for Jenny to survive and become a real prarie woman but I found myself not caring what she did. I didn't like her or her attitude and none of the other characters made me like them much either.

This book just wasn't for me at all.
Edie
Jan 03, 2009 Edie rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this book-it was short and well-written.
One night as I was reading the wind at home was
howling and I thought about how hard it was for
the widow to live on the prairie with a non-stop
wind!
Lydia
Nov 17, 2010 Lydia rated it it was amazing
Terrific, quick read, very descriptive, lets you feel what it's like on the prairie--and I could identify with the main character, who was a woman. I could see myself in her place easily. She's in a strange land for her. I still remember some images (the cold, wolves...))
柏叡 黃
柏叡 黃 rated it it was amazing
Mar 18, 2014
Robyn Ethell
Robyn Ethell rated it really liked it
Jan 16, 2012
Jess
Jess rated it it was ok
Feb 16, 2010
Sarah
Sarah marked it as to-read
Aug 08, 2011
Joanne G.
Joanne G. marked it as to-read
Oct 06, 2014
Loisa
Loisa added it
Jun 11, 2015
Beiza
Beiza added it
Oct 29, 2015
loisa
loisa added it
Sep 30, 2016
Rochelle Blumenstein
Rochelle Blumenstein marked it as to-read
Nov 26, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book



No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »