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Stations west : a novel

Author: Allison Amend
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©2010.
Series: Yellow shoe fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows four generations of Haurowitzes, from 1859 when the first Jewish settler, Boggy, arrives in Oklahoma's forgotten territory. Intertwined with a family of Swedish immigrants, they struggle against betrayals, nature, and burgeoning statehood, to find their families utterly transformed.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allison Amend
ISBN: 9780807136171 0807136174
OCLC Number: 435918028
Description: xv, 250 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Prologue --
Arrows to the future, 1800-1893 --
The tracks single out, 1893-1894 --
Driving the ties together, 1894-1895 --
Fallen trees make a dam, 1896-1902 --
The machine, spectacular and solid, 1903-1907 --
A track upward to the clouds, 1908-1930 --
Staring into the past, 1935-1937 --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Yellow shoe fiction.
Responsibility: Allison Amend.

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Follows four generations of Haurowitzes, from 1859 when the first Jewish settler, Boggy, arrives in Oklahoma's forgotten territory. Intertwined with a family of Swedish immigrants, they struggle against betrayals, nature, and burgeoning statehood, to find their families utterly transformed.

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