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Western Lit: Novel ‘Little Century’ Examines the Moral Compromises of Western Settlers

When Esther Chambers moves to central Oregon from Chicago in 1896, she finds herself caught in a range war between cattle-ranchers and sheepherders. Anna Keesey’s elegant debut novel, Little Century, resurrects the complex West of those early days, in prose that captures the rhythms and diction of 100 years ago. Esther’s mother died a few […]