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By Willa Cather

ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATEDBY sensible SCHOLARSHIPThe relocating portrait of an orphan boy and immigrant lady who locate complication -- and love -- at the American prairie.EACH ENRICHED vintage variation INCLUDES:• A concise creation that provides readers very important history details• A chronology of the author's lifestyles and paintings• A timeline of vital occasions that offers the book's old context• an summary of key topics and plot issues to assist readers shape their very own interpretations• specific explanatory notes• severe research, together with modern and smooth views at the paintings• dialogue inquiries to advertise vigorous school room and booklet crew interplay• a listing of suggested similar books and flicks to increase the reader's experienceEnriched Classics provide readers cheap variations of significant works of literature more advantageous by way of useful notes and insightful remark. The scholarship supplied in Enriched Classics permits readers to understand, comprehend, and luxuriate in the world's most interesting books to their complete potential.SERIES EDITED through CYNTHIA BRANTLEY JOHNSON

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They began to laugh boisterously when they saw me, calling: `You've got a birthday present this time, Jim, and no mistake. ' All day the storm went on. The snow did not fall this time, it simply spilled out of heaven, like thousands of featherbeds being emptied. That afternoon the kitchen was a carpenter-shop; the men brought in their tools and made two great wooden shovels with long handles. Neither grandmother nor I could go out in the storm, so Jake fed the chickens and brought in a pitiful contribution of eggs.

Shimerda's head. Antonia and Ambrosch and the mother took turns going down to pray beside him. The crazy boy went with them, because he did not feel the cold. I believed he felt cold as much as anyone else, but he liked to be thought insensible to it. He was always coveting distinction, poor Marek! Ambrosch, Jake said, showed more human feeling than he would have supposed him capable of, but he was chiefly concerned about getting a priest, and about his father's soul, which he believed was in a place of torment and would remain there until his family and the priest had prayed a great deal for him.

She threw the package into the stove, but I bit off a corner of one of the chips I held in my hand, and chewed it tentatively. I never forgot the strange taste; though it was many years before I knew that those little brown shavings, which the Shimerdas had brought so far and treasured so jealously, were dried mushrooms. They had been gathered, probably, in some deep Bohemian forest.... XI DURING THE WEEK before Christmas, Jake was the most important person of our household, for he was to go to town and do all our Christmas shopping.

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