Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Teaser Tuesday


He felt that there was something ridiculous in her proposal, and she did seem to him somewhat ridiculous. There was trouble enough in the world, he reflected, as he threw himself upon his bed, without people who were forty years old imagining they wanted to get married.
-- O Pioneers! by Willa Cather

Cather may have written O Pioneers! almost 100 years ago -- and it's been that long since Nebraskans were fighting to tame the prairie -- but there is nothing stale about her characters or this story. The love affairs and family dynamics still strike home.

Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by Should Be Reading, where you can find the official rules for this weekly event.




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