By Willa Cather
At the floor, Claude Wheeler looks to have a charmed existence. The loved baby of a profitable farmer and his spouse, Claude attends an particular collage and marries a formative years buddy, yet however struggles to discover his objective for dwelling. it's only after he departs for the battlefields of Europe, that Claude is ready to locate what had eluded him for thus long.
Willa Cather's one among Ours received the 1923 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
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