When I read this book my expectations were high and remained on that level for the first 20 pages. After that I realized this book is less a realistic description of what life in... Read morePublished on March 31 2003 by Florian Gast
If you wish to find answers to questions you didn't know you had simply read this book. What a wonderful, realistic description of this region, the people and life!
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Norris is quite amazing, having overcome the natural fault of looking at the world through her previous pre-conceptions...i.e. Read morePublished on July 23 2002 by Richard R. Carlton
While I thought the author had a nice handle on the English language her over-riding theme seemed to be a comparison of life on the Plains with Benedectine Monks. Read morePublished on May 21 2002 by Ronald Brown
The subtitle here is "a spiritual geography" -- the book is roughly 20 percent northern prairie geography and 80 percent Norris' fascination with asceticism and monasticism. Read morePublished on April 9 2002 by Wesley L. Janssen