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Book Title: Farm Girl|
The author of the book: Karen Jones Gowen
Date of issue: July 24th 2007
ISBN 13: 9780979607004
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 723 KB
Edition: WiDo Publishing
Read full description of the books Farm Girl:Set in the Dust Bowl of the American West, FARM GIRL, the true account of a child coming of age on a 1920's Nebraska farm, recaptures an era. Young Lucille Marker experiences survival during the Depression, one of the worst dust storms in history, and finally the disintegration of the close-knit community in which she grows up.
Readers who like the books of Laura Ingalls Wilder or Willa Cather will enjoy Farm Girl. Set in the locale of Willa Cather's Nebraska novels, it includes a chapter about the Marker/Cather family connections.
Richly photographed throughout with over sixty authentic photos documenting the people and places of the story, this historical, easy-to-read small book is suitable for use in the classroom.
Read information about the authorBorn and raised in central Illinois, Karen attended Northern Illinois University in DeKalb and the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. She transferred to Brigham Young University, where she met her husband Bruce, and there graduated with a degree in English and American Literature.
Karen and Bruce have lived in Utah, Illinois, California and Washington, currently residing in Panajachel, Guatemala. They are the parents of ten children. Not surprisingly, family relationships are a recurring theme in Karen's writing.
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