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Light on the prairie : Solomon D. Butcher, photographer of Nebraska's pioneer days

Author: Nancy Plain
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alongside sixty-two of Butcher's iconic photographs, "Light on the Prairie" conveys the irrepressible spirit of a man whose passion would give us a firsthand look at the men and women who settled the Great Plains.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Solomon D Butcher; Solomon D Butcher; Solomon D Butcher
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, Juvenile audience, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Plain
ISBN: 9780803235205 0803235208
OCLC Number: 775779292
Awards: Winner of Spur Awards (Juvenile Nonfiction) 2013
Description: 113 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: A tenderfoot goes West --
The great American desert --
Solomon Butcher, sodbuster --
"Eureka!:" --
Attack of the grasshoppers --
Desperadoes --
Years of trial, years of change --
Peioneer history of Custer County --
Sweet Nebraska land --
Where to find Solomon Butcher's photographs.
Responsibility: Nancy Plain.

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"Plain has an enviable gift for storytelling."-M. Melissa Wolfe, Great Plains Quarterly -- M. Melissa Wolfe * Great Plains Quarterly * "Light on the Prairie serves as a model of how a book for young Read more...

 
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