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Growth of the soil

Author: Knut Hamsun; W J Alexander Worster
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1953, ©1949.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Reset and printed from new platesView all editions and formats
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As a young man, Isak begins to farm some unclaimed land in the hills. He is soon joined by INger, who works hard beside him, bears him a son and becomes his wife. Together the family turns the small holding into a large estate that becomes the envy of the townsfolk who then move to Isak's mountain to try their luck. The successes, the failures, and the intertwining of the several families on the mountain form the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Knut Hamsun; W J Alexander Worster
ISBN: 0394427432 9780394427430
OCLC Number: 220109281
Notes: Translation of Markens grode.
Description: 2 volumes in 1 (435 pages) ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Markens grøde.
Responsibility: Knut Hamsun ; translated from the Norwegian by W.W. Worster.

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As a young man, Isak begins to farm some unclaimed land in the hills. He is soon joined by INger, who works hard beside him, bears him a son and becomes his wife. Together the family turns the small holding into a large estate that becomes the envy of the townsfolk who then move to Isak's mountain to try their luck. The successes, the failures, and the intertwining of the several families on the mountain form the theme for a story that is a powerful evocation of the strength people draw from the land.

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