Pale Horse, Pale Rider

Pale Horse, Pale Rider

Three Short Novels

Book - 1990
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"Noon Wine," "Old Mortality," and "Pale Horse, Pale Rider" make up a collection of classic novellas by the late Pulitzer Prize-winner that features the story of a single woman whose pursuit of independence veers into the reckless.
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1990], c1939
ISBN: 9780151707553
0151707553
Branch Call Number: Fiction Porter
Characteristics: 208 p. ; 21 cm

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MeOwnEyes
Nov 13, 2017

2nd story "Noon Wine", Hired hand, strong, silent, hard working Swede who works for low wages, in exchange for room & meals, really shapes up the farm & makes it profitable. He has a secret past though. I found it to be that of a great read, & good writing.

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jeff1885
Sep 29, 2017

I am a huge fan of short stories due to the simple fact that you can get a snip-it of a larger story. However in this book (Pale Horse, Pale Rider) even the short story is to long. You often wonder what the hell is going on; just like the two young girls in the first story. The second is the longest waste of processed tree product I've ever tried to read, and the title story is just painful to read. It's never good to drop a reader into dream/reality spot. Establish if it's a dream, or if you are awake then run the story from there. Sorry, but this is just a waste of good paper.

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