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Giants in the earth : a saga of the prairie

Author: O E Rølvaag
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, [1965]
Series: Perennial classic.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Norwegian immigrants, Per Hansa and his wife Beret, as they settle and create a home at Spring Creek in the Dakota Territory in 1873.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: O E Rølvaag
ISBN: 0060830476 9780060830472 0060931930 9780060931933
OCLC Number: 4540170
Notes: Translation of I de dage.
Description: xxii, 453 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction / Lincoln Colcord --
Giants in the Earth --
Book 1 : The land-taking --
Toward the sunset --
Home-founding --
"Rosie! --
Rosie!" --
What the waving grass revealed --
Facing the Great Desolation --
The heart that dared not let in the sun --
Book 2 : Founding the kingdom --
On the border of utter darkness --
The power of evil in high places --
The glory of the Lord --
The Great Plain drinks the blood of Christian men and is satisfied.
Series Title: Perennial classic.
Other Titles: I de dage.
Responsibility: by O.E. Rölvaag ; translated from the Norwegian by Lincoln Colcord & the author.

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"The classic story of a Norwegian pioneer family's struggles with the land and the elements of the Dakota Territory as they try to make a new life in America."--Publisher's marketing.  Read more...

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"The fullest, finest, and most powerful novel that has been written about pioneer life in America."-- "The Nation""A moving narrative of pioneer hardship and heroism...The background of the boundless Read more...

 
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