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ISBN: 9781618957276 Géneros: Sinópsis: One of Ours is a novel by Willa Cather that won the 1923 Pulitzer Prize for the Novel It tells the story of the life of Claude Wheeler a Nebraska native around the turn of the 20th century The son of a successful farmer and an intensely pious mother he is guaranteed a comfortable livelihood Nevertheless Wheeler views himself as a victim of his father39s success and his own inexplicable malaiseWhile attending Temple College Claude tried to convince his parents that attending the State University would give him a better education His parents ignore his pleas and Claude continues at the Christian college After a football game Claude meets and befriends the Erlich family quickly adapting his own world perception to the Erlichs39 love of music freethinking and debate His career at university and his friendship with the Erlichs are dramatically interrupted however when his father expands the family farm and Claude is obligated to leave university and operate part of the family farmOnce pinned to the farm Claude marries Enid Royce a childhood friend His notions of love and marriage are quickly devastated when it becomes apparent that Enid is more interested in political activism and Christian missionary work than she is in loving and caring for Claude When Enid departs for China to care for her missionary sister who has suddenly fallen ill Claude moves back to his family39s farm As World War I begins in Europe the family is fixated on every development from overseas When the United States decides to enter the war Claude enlists in the US ArmyFinally believing he has found a purpose in life beyond the drudgery of farming and marriage Claude revels in his freedom and new responsibilities Despite an influenza epidemic and the continuing hardships of the battlefield Claude Wheeler nonetheless has never felt as though he has mattered more His pursuit of vague notions of purpose and principle culminates in a ferocious fr
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Novela contemporánea

Narrativa española

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