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New era : reflections on the human and natural history of Central Oregon

Author: Jarold Ramsey
Publisher: Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st ed
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"New Era is a graceful and literate collection of personal essay on the human and natural history of the Oregon high desert, focusing on what happened to the people and the land of this region during and after the homesteading era of 1900 to 1920. It is a book full of stories - about early Indian/Anglo connections, about the ghost town of Opal City, about homestead ranches and the families who struggled to make  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Jarold Ramsey; Jarold Ramsey
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jarold Ramsey
ISBN: 0870715577 9780870715570
OCLC Number: 52471472
Description: 154 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: New era : growing up east of the Cascades --
The farm-boy, the homesteader, and the old Indian : conserving a story --
Going around the mountain --
The kiln --
Opal City --
Quincey's Ladders : a fishing tale --
The canyon --
Two homesteads --
An impromptu on owning land.
Responsibility: Jarold Ramsey.
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"New Era is a graceful and literate collection of personal essay on the human and natural history of the Oregon high desert, focusing on what happened to the people and the land of this region during and after the homesteading era of 1900 to 1920. It is a book full of stories - about early Indian/Anglo connections, about the ghost town of Opal City, about homestead ranches and the families who struggled to make their lives there"--Jacket.

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""This is a beautiful piece of work. It may embed the Oregon high desert country in our collective imagination in a new and memorable way... Ramsey is closest to H.L. Davis in his fine sense of the Read more...

 
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