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Christmas on the Great Plains

Author: Dorothy Dodge Robbins; Kenn Robbins
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2004.
Series: Bur oak book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Featuring stories and essays by both classic and contemporary regional authors, including Willa Cather, Hamlin Garland, Paul Engle, Constance Vogel, and Ted Kooser, Christmas on the Great Plains offers unique geographic, historical, and cultural perspectives on winter's holiday celebrations and traditions - from Iutefisk and julebukking to sleighbells and twinkling lights - that will be appreciated by anyone who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Dodge Robbins; Kenn Robbins
ISBN: 0877459010 9780877459019
OCLC Number: 54371974
Description: 190 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Journey into Christmas / Bess Streeter Aldrich --
Long distance / Jane Smiley --
Christmas that would not stop / Ron Robinson --
Winter break / Jon Hassler --
Living crèche / Mary Swander --
Christmas of the phonograph records / Mari Sandoz --
Marie / Larry Woiwode --
One Christmas in the darkness of the plains / Ann Boaden --
December / Linda M. Hasselstrom --
Christmas letter, 1997 / Brian Bedard --
Christmas offering / O.E. Rølvaag --
Making bows / Ted Kooser --
Family / Constance Vogel --
Iowa Christmas / Paul Engle --
Shop / Joseph M. Ditta --
My first Christmas tree / Hamlin Garland --
What I took from Minnesota Christmases / Rosanne Nordstrom --
Stringing lights / Kenneth Robbins --
First profession / James Calvin Schaap --
Julebukking / Beth Dvergsten Stevens --
Burglar's Christmas / Willa Cather.
Series Title: Bur oak book.
Responsibility: edited by Dorothy Dodge Robbins and Kenneth Robbins.

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Stories and essays by both classic and contemporary regional authors, including Willa Cather, Hamlin Garland, Paul Engle, Constance Vogel, and Ted Kooser, Christmas on the Great Plains offers  Read more...

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"A cornucopia of Christmas reminiscences from the far and recent past, this is warm nostalgia from the best storytellers in the Midwest. From the remarkably observed 'The Christmas of the Phonograph Read more...

 
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