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Independent people : an epic

Author: Halldór Laxness; J A Thompson
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 1997.
Series: Vintage nternational.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage International edView all editions and formats
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" ... Are the small freeholders of the Icelandic countryside--operators of the one-man, one-family farm got by inheritance or puchase and held with grim tenacity against all connivances of nature and man by folk whose ruling passion is to be their own masters on their own acres." [Dust jacket].
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Halldór Laxness; J A Thompson
ISBN: 0679767924 9780679767923 0844669490 9780844669496
OCLC Number: 34967984
Description: xxiv, 482 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Vintage nternational.
Other Titles: Sjálfstætt folk.
Responsibility: Halldór Laxness ; translated from the Icelandic by J.A. Thompson ; introduction by Brad Leithauser.
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" ... Are the small freeholders of the Icelandic countryside--operators of the one-man, one-family farm got by inheritance or puchase and held with grim tenacity against all connivances of nature and man by folk whose ruling passion is to be their own masters on their own acres." [Dust jacket].

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