Willa Siebert Cather was born in 1873 in the home of her maternal grandmother in western Virginia. Although she had been named Willela, her family always called her "Willa. Upon graduating from the University of Nebraska in 1895, Cather moved to Pittsburgh where she worked as a journalist and teacher while beginning her writing career.
Title: One of Ours. Author: Willa Cather. Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1. start of the project gutenberg ebook one of ours . Book One: On Lovely Creek.
First published in 1922. Last updated Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 12:58. To the best of our knowledge, the text of this work is in the Public Domain in Australia. eBooksaide The University of Adelaide Library University of Adelaide South Australia 5005.
This 1923 Pulitzer Prize winning novel was written by Willa Cather. This work had been inspired by reading her cousin . Cather’s wartime letters home to his mother. He was the first officer from Nebraska killed in World War I. Claude Wheeler, the subject of the novel, is a young man growing up on a Nebraska farm. The son of well to do parents, Claude is troubled by his apparent inability to find purpose with his life. Everything he does seems to turn out wrong, at least in his own mind. Although he is a skilled farmer, Claude believes his destiny lies elsewhere.
Book One: On Lovely Creek. The Troll Garden, and Selected Stories. O Pioneers! By Willa Cather.
One of Ours is Willa Cather's 1923 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about the making of an American soldier. One of the characteristics I love most about Cather as Leave it to Willa Cather to write the most peaceful book about war I have ever read. Claude had a grievance against Jerry just now, because of his treatment of one of the horses. Molly was a faithful old mare, the mother of many colts; Claude and his younger brother had learned to ride on her. This man Jerry, taking her out to work one morning, let her step on a board with a nail sticking up in it.