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Independent people : an epic

Author: Halldór Laxness; J A Thompson
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1946.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : First American editionView 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: Epic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Halldór Laxness, 1902-1998.
Independent people.
New York, A.A. Knopf, 1946
(OCoLC)573173315
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Halldór Laxness; J A Thompson
OCLC Number: 6554707
Notes: Edition statement lacking on some printings.
Description: vi, 470 pages ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: Sjálfstætt fólk.
Responsibility: by Halldór Laxness ; translated from the Icelandic by J.A. Thompson.

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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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