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Author: Vilhelm Moberg; Gustaf Lannestock
Publisher: St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1995.
Series: Borealis books; Borealis (Saint Paul, Minn.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: Book Four portrays the Nilsson family during the turmoil of living through the era of the Civil War and Dakota Conflict and their prospering in the midst of Minnesota's growing Swedish community of the 1860s-90s.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vilhelm Moberg; Gustaf Lannestock
ISBN: 0873513223 9780873513227
OCLC Number: 32346926
Description: xxxii, 230 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction to the emigrant novels --
Introduction to The Last Letter Home --
Bibliography for the emigrant novels --
Suggested readings in English --
Preface: Country that changed them --
Part one --
1: Old Abe calls --
2: I am concerned with your eternal life --
3: First commandment for emigrants --
4: Settlers' holy days --
5: Tomahawks are being sharpened --
6: Kristina deserts her milking stool --
7: Has God inflicted this upon us? --
8: Letter from Sweden --
Part two: Astrakhan Apples Are Ripe --
9: River or the font? --
10: Astrakhan apple tree blooms --
11: Kristina is not afraid --
12: New Civil War broke out --
13: Every white man must die! --
14: While Karl Oskar kept night watch --
15: Astrakhan apples are ripe --
16: Third coffin --
17: Song under thirty-eight gallows --
18: One man did not wish to submit --
19: Letter to Sweden --
Part three --
20: First child to leave the house --
21: Bridal crown with precious stones --
22: Farmer and the oak --
23: Letter to Sweden --
Epilogue --
1: Map of Ljuder --
2: Last letter home.
Series Title: Borealis books; Borealis (Saint Paul, Minn.)
Other Titles: Sista brevet till Sverige.
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 Four portrays the Nilsson family during the turmoil of living through the era of the Civil War and Dakota Conflict and their prospering in the midst of Minnesota's growing Swedish community of the 1860s-90s.

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