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Plain language : a novel

Author: Barbara Wright
Publisher: New York : Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Doubleday Large Print Home Library edView all editions and formats
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Virginia Mendenhall, a Quaker from North Carolina, is thirty-three years old when she travels to the arid plains of eastern Colorado in the mid-1930s to marry Alfred Bowen, ten years her senior. They have met only twice and have come to love each other through letters. Now, on an isolated ranch in the Dust Bowl, they must adjust to the harsh ranching life and the dangers of an untamed landscape, as well as the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Wright
ISBN: 0739434071 9780739434079 0743230205 9780743230209
OCLC Number: 52747060
Notes: Unabriged.
Awards: Winner of Spur Awards (Paperback Original) 2004
Description: 586 pages (lg. print) ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Barbara Wright.

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Set on the dusty plains of eastern Colorado in the 1930s, "Plain Language" is a beautifully told tale of love, hardship, and survival. A powerful portrait of a man and woman fighting for their  Read more...

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