Publisher :Signet Book Release Date :1983 ISBN : Pages :251 pages Rating Book:4.9/5 (39 users)
Download or read book A Lantern in Her Hand written by Bess Streeter Aldrich and published by Signet Book. This book was released on 1983 with total page 251 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: At the age of seventeen, Abbie must decide whether to marry Ed, and live a life of comfort, or Will, who offers a sod shanty on the Nebraska frontier.
Publisher :U of Nebraska Press Release Date :1994-01-01 ISBN :9780803259225 Pages :306 pages Rating Book:4.5/5 (259 users)
Download or read book A Lantern in Her Hand written by Bess Streeter Aldrich and published by U of Nebraska Press. This book was released on 1994-01-01 with total page 306 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: First published in 1928, A Lantern in Her Hand has outlasted literary fashions to touch generations of readers. In this classic story of a pioneer woman, Bess Streeter Aldrich modeled protagonist Abbie Deal on her own mother, who in 1854 had traveled by covered wagon to the Midwest. In A Lantern in Her Hand, Abbie accompanies her family to the soon-to-be-state of Nebraska. There, in 1865, she marries and settles into her own sod house. The novel describes Abbie's years of child-raising, of making a frontier home able to withstand every adversity. A Disciplined writer knowledgeable about true stories of pioneer days in Nebraska, Bess Streeter Aldrich conveys the strength of everyday things, the surprise of familiar faces, and the look of the unspoiled landscape during different seasons. Refusing to be broken by hard experience, Abbie sets a joyful example for her family—and for her readers.
Publisher : Release Date :195? ISBN : Pages :300 pages Rating Book:4.6/5 (63 users)
Download or read book A lantern in her hand written by Bess Streeter Aldrich and published by . This book was released on 195? with total page 300 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Publisher :Delacorte Press Release Date :2018-09-11 ISBN :0399555749 Pages :416 pages Rating Book:4.9/5 (399 users)
Download or read book The Lantern's Ember written by Colleen Houck and published by Delacorte Press. This book was released on 2018-09-11 with total page 416 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A bold and ghostly stand-alone from New York Times bestselling author Colleen Houck, with all the moodiness of Sleepy Hollow and all the romance her fans love. Welcome to a world where nightmarish creatures reign supreme. Five hundred years ago, Jack made a deal with the devil. It's difficult for him to remember much about his mortal days. So he focuses on fulfilling his sentence as a Lantern--one of the watchmen who guard the portals to the Otherworld, a realm crawling with every nightmarish creature imaginable. Jack has spent centuries jumping from town to town, ensuring that nary a mortal--or not-so-mortal--soul slips past him. That is, until he meets beautiful Ember O'Dare. Seventeen, stubborn, and a natural-born witch, Ember feels a strong pull to the Otherworld. Undeterred by Jack's warnings, she crosses into the forbidden plane with the help of a mysterious and debonair vampire--and the chase through a dazzling, dangerous world is on. Jack must do everything in his power to get Ember back where she belongs before both the earthly and unearthly worlds descend into chaos. Colleen Houck, the New York Times bestselling author of the Tigers Curse series and Reawakened series, breathes new life into classic folklore in this wild, twisting adventure propelled by the spirit of Halloween. "[Houck] offers a fresh spin on The Legend of Sleepy Hollow...with some genuine surprises in store."--Kirkus "A wild and seductive adventure...a must-have for YA collections."--SLJ
Publisher :University Alabama Press Release Date :2000 ISBN : Pages :328 pages Rating Book:4.9/5 (39 users)
Download or read book Separate Spheres No More written by Monika Elbert and published by University Alabama Press. This book was released on 2000 with total page 328 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This collection examines the intersection of male and female spheres in American literature, arguing that more common ground exists than critics have previously recognized.
Publisher : Release Date :1932 ISBN : Pages :95 pages Rating Book:4.3/5 (3 users)
Download or read book Abraham Lincoln Looks Across the Mall written by Homer Eugene MacMaster and published by . This book was released on 1932 with total page 95 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Publisher :Random House Release Date :2012-10-12 ISBN :1448151171 Pages :384 pages Rating Book:4.4/5 (448 users)
Download or read book Red Sorghum written by Mo Yan and published by Random House. This book was released on 2012-10-12 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Spanning three generations, this novel of family and myth is told through a series of flashbacks that depict events of staggering horror set against a landscape of gemlike beauty as the Chinese battle both the Japanese invaders and each other in the turbulent 1930s. As the novel opens, a group of villagers, led by Commander Yu, the narrator's grandfather, prepare to attack the advancing Japanese. Yu sends his 14-year-old son back home to get food for his men; but as Yu's wife returns through the sorghum fields with the food, the Japanese start firing and she is killed. Her death becomes the thread that links the past to the present and the narrator moves back and forth recording the war's progress, the fighting between the Chinese warlords and his family's history.
Publisher : Release Date :1941 ISBN : Pages : pages Rating Book:4.1/5 (1 users)
Download or read book A Lantern in Her Hand written by and published by . This book was released on 1941 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Abbie Deal was born in Iowa during the 1800's. This novel tells how she moved to Nebraska as a bride and struggled with hardship and poverty to help her husband raise a family and provide for them.
Publisher : Release Date :2005 ISBN : Pages :122 pages Rating Book:4.7/5 (7 users)
Download or read book Reexamining Bess Streeter Aldrich's A Lantern in Her Hand and Its Importance to American Literature written by Sarah Jayne Kaufmann and published by . This book was released on 2005 with total page 122 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Publisher : Release Date :2009-08-01 ISBN :9781411712874 Pages : pages Rating Book:4.1/5 (712 users)
Download or read book A Lantern in Her Hand Group Set written by Booksource, The and published by . This book was released on 2009-08-01 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Publisher :U of Nebraska Press Release Date :1995-01-01 ISBN :9780803210387 Pages :244 pages Rating Book:4.1/5 (21 users)
Download or read book The Collected Short Works, 1907-1919 written by Bess Streeter Aldrich and published by U of Nebraska Press. This book was released on 1995-01-01 with total page 244 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In the first half of the twentieth century Bess Streeter Aldrich became one of America's best loved, most widely read, and highly paid writers. Her short works appeared in such major journals as Ladies Home Journal, Harper's Weekly, The American Magazine, Colliers, McCalls, and The Saturday Evening Post. Her most famous novel, A Lantern in Her Hand, has remained a favorite since first published in 1928. Her portrayals of pioneers, farm people, small-town residents, their activities, and their relationship with their surroundings won the admiration of the nation. Honest romance, marital concord, and parental love were her constant themes. She was much more concerned with what kept people together than with what drove them apart. Widowed in 1925 with four children who relied on her for support, Aldrich knew all too well the tensions between motherhood and working for pay. Collected Short Works contains twenty-six works written for publication between 1907 and 1919. Aldrich's admirers now have ready access to works that long ago were relegated to archives and library stacks. Scholars will appreciate how much of herself Aldrich invested in her fiction and how well she appreciated the changes occurring around her. Carol Miles Petersen is the author of a forthcoming biography of Aldrich, to be published by the University of Nebraska Press. She formerly taught at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Publisher :U of Nebraska Press Release Date :1985-01-01 ISBN :9780803259072 Pages :332 pages Rating Book:4.5/5 (259 users)
Download or read book Spring Came on Forever written by Bess Streeter Aldrich and published by U of Nebraska Press. This book was released on 1985-01-01 with total page 332 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Acclaimed for her 1928 novel A Lantern in Her Hand, Bess Streeter Aldrich became one of the most widely read interpreters of the prairie pioneer experience. In 1935, she published her masterpiece, Spring Came on Forever, a novel of two Nebraska pioneer families from settlement to the 1930s. Elsewhere an artist of the romance, here Aldrich turns romance on its head. The heroine is Amalia Holmsdorfer, one of a band of German immigrants who settle on the prairie. From her late teens to her mid-eighties she confronts and defeats the forces of nature and society that discourage or ruin others. Her life might be a modest triumph but for one detail: she married the wrong man. Quickly paced and precisely drawn, this novel is Aldrich's greatest tribute to the complexity, humor, endurance, and intelligence of the people who settled the prairie. Whatever its sentiments, it has as many cutting edges as a buzz saw.