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The Plain Sense of Things (Flyover Fiction)

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In prose as clean and beautiful as the stark prairie setting, The Plain Sense of Things tells the stories of three generations of a western Nebraska family. These tales of sorrow and hope are connected by the sinews of need and flawed love that keep families together. A farm wife struggles to support her children after the death of her second husband; a young woman grapples with the shift from girlhood to motherhood; World War II wreaks havoc on those left behind; and a failing farmstead breaks a familys heart. Amid hardship and change, these interwoven stories illuminate the resilience and dignity—and the subtle sweetness—of a life lived in clear view of the plain sense of things.
 
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About the Author

Pamela Carter Joerns debut novel, The Floor of the Sky (available in a Bison Books edition), was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection and winner of the Alex Award and the Nebraska Book Award. Joern is a playwright, the winner of a Tamarack Award, and the recipient of a Minnesota State Arts Board writing fellowship. Visit her Web site at www.pamelacarterjoern.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803216198
Author:
Joern, Pamela Carter
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Nebraska
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Flyover Fiction
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 0.65 lb

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