For the inhabitants of the Great Plains, the month of December is thirty-one days of progressively receding sunlight, unremittingly low temperatures, and the ever-present threat - if not the reality - of knee-high snow. Arriving at the peak of this blustery weather, Christmas is extended as far as possible on both sides of December 25. On the Great Plains, December needs a Christmas season, not just a single day. Featuring stories and essays by both classic and contemporary regional authors, including Willa Cather, Hamlin ...

Christmas on the Great Plains 2004, University of Iowa Press

ISBN-13: 9780877459019