1944 Hardcover Book, Winter Wheat, Mildred Walker, First Edition, Classic Fiction, Literature
A wonderful hardcover book entitled Winter Wheat by Mildred Walker. This is a 1944 first edition.
Winter Wheat is the story of Ellen Webb, a young woman living on a dry-land wheat farm in Montana in the early 1940's. This is a coming-of-age story. Raised by her father, a wounded WWI vet from New England, and her quiet Russian mother, Ellen must come to understand her own parents in order to understand herself.
Mildred Walker (Schemm) (1905 – 1998) was an American novelist who published 12 novels and was nominated for the National Book Award. She graduated from Wells College and from the University of Michigan. She was a faculty member at Wells College from 1955 to 1968. Walker died in 1998 in Portland, Oregon.
8 x 5½ inches
No Dust Jacket
Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company --- 1944 --- First Edition
This book is in good condition. The cover has shelf wear that is normal for its age. The binding is tight and sturdy. This is an ex-library book and as such has the card holder in the back and library stampings. It has no dust cover. The book has a light musty smell and the pages are yellowed from age.
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