Plot:

This remarkable tale still speaks to the heart some 70 years after it was first published. Now In November tells the story of three daughters struggling to survive with their parents as farmers, battling against the elements and trying to come to terms with their harsh and unresponsive father. Josephine Johnson movingly evokes the torment of isolated individuals driven by powerful, if unexpressed, feelings of love and hatred, and paints a harrowing picture of the Depression and Dust Bowl years.This unforgettable novel tells in shimmering language the story of a middle-class family driven into poverty by the Depression. Three daughters struggle to survive with their parents as farmers, battling against the elements and trying to come to terms with their harsh, unresponsive father. The brief narrative movingly evokes the torment of isolated individuals. Originally published in 1934, Now in November won the Pulitzer Prize for its 24-year-old author, and was acclaimed for its 'rare quality of timelessness'. Nearly seventy years later, it still speaks to the heart. [1]