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The Lamp at Noon

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8
Page count: 14



Appeared in

Short Stories for Young People

Story Summary

A Saskatchewan farmer and his wife face despair and madness when a relentless sandstorm threatens their lives and land during the dustbowl of the 1930s.