1919 a Kansas tale by Dorothy Dierks Hourihan

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Published by Vantage Press in New York .

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In 1919--A Kansas Tale, the reader is presented with a convincing picture of life in a small town in Kansas in the years following World War I. The main character, Nan Heath, starts the story by watching the bodies of her parents and sister being removed from their burnt-out home. Nan"s progress from these bitter depths is the main current of the book. Her relationship with Ned and their eventual marriage is a classic love story full of awakening and triumphs.

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Book details

Other titlesNineteen nineteen, Nineteen hundred nineteen
StatementDorothy Dierks Hourihan
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p.
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27125665M
ISBN 100533163110
ISBN 109780533163113
LC Control Number2009910985
OCLC/WorldCa690906132

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