<Title>One of Ours</Title>
<Edition>Early Novels and Stories. Library of America. New York: Literary Classics of the U.S., 1987</Edition>
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<i>"Bidding the eagles of the West fly on . . ."
<i>For my mother</i>
<i>On Lovely Creek</i>
<p>Claude Wheeler opened his eyes before the sun was
up and vigorously shook his younger brother, who lay in the
other half of the same bed.
<p>"Ralph, Ralph, get awake! Come down and help me
wash the car."
<p>"Why, aren't we going to the circus today?"
<p>"Car's all right. Let me alone." The boy turned
over and pulled the sheet . . .