Books The Little Bride by Anna Solomon Paperback, 314 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $15 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Little BrideAuthorAnna Solomon Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary Tells the story of a sixteen-year-old Russian Jewish mail-order bride who finds herself stranded in the prairies of South Dakota married to a man twice her age and falling in love with her nineteen-year-old step-son. Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The Little Bride Three Books... Hardly Heroic: 3 Flagrantly Flawed Main Characters March 3, 2013 No one's perfect, especially in literature. Author Julie Wu's favorite protagonists are of sound mind and questionable morals. Do you have a favorite character who lacks, well, character? Tell us in the comments.