The Edge of Time

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  • Title: The Edge of Time
  • Author: Loula Grace Erdman Ernestine Sewell
  • ISBN: 9780875650319
  • Page: 433
  • Format: Paperback
The Edge of Time

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The Edge of Time

About “Loula Grace Erdman Ernestine Sewell

  • Loula Grace Erdman Ernestine Sewell

    ERDMAN, LOULA GRACE 1898 1976 Loula Grace Erdman, writer, daughter of August F and Mollie Maddox Erdman, was born on June 8, 1898, near Alma, Lafayette County, Missouri She attended Central Missouri State College B.S 1931 and Columbia University M.A 1941 She also studied at the University of Wisconsin, the University of Southern California, and West Texas State College She subsequently moved to Texas and taught in the Amarillo public schools and at West Texas State College, where she eventually became novelist in residence and director of the Advanced Workshop in Creative Writing.Erdman began writing in the 1930s, and by 1946 about fifty of her short stories and magazine articles had been published, as well as her first juvenile novel, Separate Star 1944 , a book about career teaching In 1946 she won the 10,000 Dodd, Mead Redbook Award for The Years of the Locust 1947 , a novel set in her native Missouri In 1952 she received the American Girl Dodd, Mead Award for The Wind Blows Free 1952 , the first volume of a juvenile trilogy about a pioneer Panhandle family She continued the story of the Pierce family in The Wide Horizon 1956 and The Good Land 1959 Room to Grow 1962 , a novel about French immigrants who moved to the Panhandle via New Orleans, won her the Texas Institute of Letters Juvenile Award She received both the Texas Institute of Letters Award and the Steck Vaughn Award for A Bluebird Will Do 1973 Her other works include A Wonderful Thing and Other Stories 1940 , Fair Is the Morning 1945 , Lonely Passage 1948 , The Edge of Time 1950 , Three at the Wedding 1953 , My Sky Is Blue 1953 , The Far Journey 1955 , Short Summer 1958 , Many a Voyage 1960 , The Man Who Told the Truth 1962 , Life Was Simpler Then 1963 , Another Spring 1966 , Bright Sky 1969 , A Time to Write 1969 , and Save Weeping for the Night 1975.Miss Erdman was a member of the Texas Institute of Letters, the Panhandle Penwomen, Delta Kappa Gamma, Kappa Delta Pi, and Phi Kappa Phi As a career teacher who never considered abandoning teaching even after she gained recognition as a writer, she also belonged to the National Education Association and the Texas State Teachers Association.



352 thoughts on “The Edge of Time

  • As a child of Texas, I am always interested in books with that locale In this book, first published in 1950, Loula Grace Erdman graphically tells of the grueling life of pioneers as they settle in the Texas panhandle Right after their wedding Bethany and Wade start out in a wagon train from Missouri to Texas Their home, when they, arrive is a dugout, isolated from neighbors It is as if we are there with Bethany dealing with droughts, fires, floods, blizzards and loneliness We ve heard of these b [...]




  • This was a very good story I believe it is fiction, but based on historical events It is a pioneer story of a young couple who homesteads in Texas at a time when homesteaders, or nesters as they were called by ranchers, were unwelcome The life there was harsh, as you would expect But their faith in God held them through the tough times It had a lot of things in common with what early homesteaders in North Dakota, where I live, had to face The only complaint I have is that the ending left so much [...]


  • I wonder why after their bought their neighbor s claim, they didn t move to that dugout It had 2 rooms, was closer to water, etc.



  • The young couple in this book exhibits incredible persistence and bravery against cruel Mother Nature in the Texas panhandle The plot is a little shy on detail in my opinion, though.


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