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The emigrants

Author: Vilhelm Moberg; Gustaf Lannestock
Publisher: St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1995.
Series: Borealis books
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: Book One-introduces Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson, their 3 young children, and 11 others who make up a resolute party of Swedes fleeing the poverty, religious persecution, and social oppression of Smaland in 1850.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vilhelm Moberg; Gustaf Lannestock
ISBN: 0873513193 9780873513197
OCLC Number: 32346955
Description: xxxiii, 366 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction to the Emigrant novels --
Introduction to the Emigrants --
Bibliography for the Emigrant novels --
Suggested readings in English --
By way of introduction --
Peasants --
Country which they left --
Part 1: Gates On The Road To America --
1: King in his stone kingdom --
2: Farmhand who drowned in the mill brook --
3: What the bedbugs in a stable room must listen to --
4: Karl Oskar and Kristina --
5: Ake returns from the insane asylum --
6: Suitable chastisment --
7: About a wheat field and a bowl of barley porridge --
8: With God's help and through the assistance of the authorities --
9: America chest --
10: Peasant bows for the last time --
11: One emigrant pays no fare --
12: All gates open on the road to America --
Part 2: Peasants At Sea --
13: Charlotta of Karlshamn --
14: Forty paces long and eight paces wide --
15: Cargo of dreams --
16: Happenings on board the ship --
17: Ship was covered with waves --
18: Bushel of earth from Sweden --
19: At home and away --
20: Stories on the after deck --
21: It was called ship-sickness --
22: Story told at the main hatch --
23: Peasants at sea --
24: Long night --
25: Another three shovelfuls of earth from Sweden --
26: Sailing toward midsummer.
Series Title: Borealis books
Other Titles: Utvandrarna.
Responsibility: Vilhelm Moberg ; translated from the Swedish by Gustaf Lannestock ; with a new introduction by Roger McKnight.

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From the Publisher: Book One-introduces Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson, their 3 young children, and 11 others who make up a resolute party of Swedes fleeing the poverty, religious persecution, and social oppression of Smaland in 1850.

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