One of ours / Willa Cather.
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Farm life -- Fiction.
Nebraska -- Fiction.
Soldiers -- Fiction.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction.
371 p. ; 21 cm.
Willa Cather's Pulitzer Prize-winning narrative of the making of a young American soldier Claude Wheeler, the sensitive, aspiring protagonist of this beautifully modulated novel, resembles the youngest son of a peculiarly American fairy tale. His fortune is ready-made for him, but he refuses to settle for it. Alienated from his crass father and pious mother, all but rejected by a wife who reserves her ardor for missionary work, and dissatisfied with farming, Claude is an idealist without an ideal to cling to. It is only when his country enters the First World War that Claude finds what he has been searching for all his life.
Pulitzer Prize winning novel of a midwestern American's journey to the front of World War I.
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