WorldCat Identities

Rølvaag, O. E. (Ole Edvart) 1876-1931

Overview
Works: 187 works in 602 publications in 11 languages and 15,571 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  History  Biography  Western stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Study guides 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Correspondent
Classifications: PT9150.R55, 839.82372
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Most widely held works by O. E Rølvaag
Giants in the earth : a saga of the prairie by O. E Rølvaag( Book )

145 editions published between 1927 and 2008 in 11 languages and held by 5,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saga of the prairies dealing with the hardships of Norwegian farmers who set out in 1873 to settle in the Dakota country
Peder victorious, a novel by O. E Rølvaag( Book )

51 editions published between 1921 and 1982 in 6 languages and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman om norske udvandrere i Amerika
Their fathers' God, a novel by O. E Rølvaag( Book )

34 editions published between 1931 and 1983 in 5 languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susie Doheny, an Irish Catholic, and Peder Holm, a Norwegian Lutheran, fall in love and marry in South Dakota in the 1890s. Soon their marriage is tested by drought, depression, and family bickering. Susie believes they are being tested by their fathers' God. Peder blames Susie for the timidity of her beliefs; Susie fears Peder's pride and skepticism. When political antagonism grows between the Norwegian and Irish immigrant communities, it threatens to split their marriage. Against a backdrop of hard times, crisscrossed by Populists, antimonopolists, and schemers, Rölvaag brings the struggle of immigrants into the twentieth century. In "Giants in the Earth" the Holm family strained to wrest a homestead from the land. In "Peder Victorious" the American-born children searched for a new national identity, often defying the traditions their parents fought to uphold. In "Their Fathers' God," Rölvaag's most soul-searching novel, the first-generation Americans enter a world of ruthless competition in the midst of scarcity
The boat of longing : a novel by O. E Rølvaag( Book )

20 editions published between 1921 and 1985 in English and Norwegian and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Nils Vaag and his travels from a poor region of Norway to urban Minnesota in 1912
Pure gold by O. E Rølvaag( Book )

7 editions published between 1930 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hardworking farm couple hoard their gold
The third life of Per Smevik by O. E Rølvaag( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerning our heritage by O. E Rølvaag( Book )

5 editions published between 1922 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I de dage : fortælling om Norske nykommere i Amerika by O. E Rølvaag( Book )

42 editions published between 1924 and 1980 in 5 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I de dage-- by O. E Rølvaag( Book )

25 editions published between 1925 and 1976 in 4 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman om norske udvandrere i Amerika
Paa glemte veie by O. E Rølvaag( Book )

7 editions published between 1914 and 1918 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amerika-breve : fra P.A. Smevik til hans far og bror i Norge by O. E Rølvaag( Book )

5 editions published between 1912 and 1990 in Norwegian and Danish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To tullinger, et billede fra idag by O. E Rølvaag( Book )

4 editions published in 1920 in Norwegian and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haandbok i norsk retskrivning og uttale til skolebruk og selvstudium by P. J Eikeland( Book )

4 editions published between 1916 and 1922 in Norwegian and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Schweigen der Prärie : eine Saga by O. E Rølvaag( Book )

13 editions published between 1928 and 1938 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rent guld by O. E Rølvaag( Book )

5 editions published in 1932 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deklamationsboken by O. E Rølvaag( Book )

2 editions published in 1918 in Norwegian and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norsk læsebok by O. E Rølvaag( Book )

in Norwegian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortællinger og skildringer by O. E Rølvaag( Book )

2 editions published in 1936 in Norwegian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I de dage ; Riket grunnlegges ; Peder Seier ; Den signede dag by O. E Rølvaag( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in Norwegian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Giants in the earth : a saga of the prairie
Alternative Names
Mrck, Paal.

Mrck, Paal 1876-1931

Ole Edvart Rlvaag norwegisch-US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Ole Rlvg

Paal morck

Paal Mrck 1876-1931

Roelvaag, Ole Edvart

Rlvaag, 110 Ole E., 1876-1931

Rlvaag, O. E.

Rlvaag, O. E. 1876-1931

Rlvaag, O. E. (Ole Edvart), 1876-1931

Rlvaag, Ole

Rlvaag, Ole E. 1876-1931

Rolvaag, Ole Eduart 1876-1931

Rlvaag, Ole Edvard

Rlvaag, Ole Edvard 1876-1931

Rlvaag, Ole Edvart.

Rlvaag, Ole Edvart 1876-1931

Rlvaag, Ole Edward

Rlvaag, Ole Edward 1876-1931

Smevik, P.A.

Роульваг, Оле Эдварт

רלווג, אולה אדורט, 1876-1931

Languages
English (242)

Norwegian (107)

German (27)

Danish (14)

Swedish (8)

Dutch (8)

Spanish (3)

French (2)

Finnish (2)

Hebrew (2)

Hungarian (2)

Covers
Peder victorious, a novelTheir fathers' God, a novelThe boat of longing : a novelOle Edvart Rølvaag