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Plains song for female voices

Author: Wright Morris
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This narrative, which on its surface is an account of three generations of women (and a few of their men) living on the plains of Nebraska ... only gets more strange and beautiful the more you look at it, like a photograph that slowly reveals its truth under very close inspection."--Introduction, p. [v].
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Western stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wright Morris
ISBN: 0803282672 9780803282674
OCLC Number: 44039638
Notes: "Bison Books"--Page i.
Description: xv, 229 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Plains song
Responsibility: Wright Morris ; introduction to the Bison Books edition by Charles Baxter.
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Presents a novel of three generations of women on the Nebraska plains. The author wrote thirty-three books, including "The Home Place", and "Field of Vision", which won the National Book Award.  Read more...

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"Nowhere in [Morris's] fiction does emotion emerge from detail so beautifully as in this precise and vivid book... The triumph of the book, in terms of craft, is that we experience the sense of the Read more...

 
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