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The settlers

Author: Vilhelm Moberg; Gustaf Lannestock
Publisher: St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1995.
Series: Borealis books
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson struggle to posper on their new farm in Minnesota during the 1850s. Kristina, coping with a feeling of loss for Sweden and the difficulty of adapting to a new land, draws strenth from a new found spirituality. Karl Oskar brings more land under cultivation and harvests rye, wheat, and corn. Together they survive blizzards, grasshopper plagues, wildcat speculation in currnecy, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vilhelm Moberg; Gustaf Lannestock
ISBN: 0873513215 9780873513210
OCLC Number: 32391776
Description: xxix, 399 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Borealis books
Other Titles: Nybyggarna.
Responsibility: Vilhelm Moberg ; translated from the Swedish by Gustaf Lannestock ; with a new introduction by Roger McKnight.

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Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson struggle to posper on their new farm in Minnesota during the 1850s. Kristina, coping with a feeling of loss for Sweden and the difficulty of adapting to a new land, draws strenth from a new found spirituality. Karl Oskar brings more land under cultivation and harvests rye, wheat, and corn. Together they survive blizzards, grasshopper plagues, wildcat speculation in currnecy, and self-righteous neighbors.

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