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Sweet promised land

Author: Robert Laxalt; Ann Ronald
Publisher: Reno : University of Nevada Press, ©2007.
Series: Basque series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : State or province government publication : English : 50th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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The account a son writes of his father, an old Basque sheepherder who lived and worked in the American West for most of his life, who, in fulfilling his dream of returning to the Pyrenees, came to a new realization of what America meant to him.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Dominique Laxalt; Robert Laxalt; Dominique Laxalt; Dominique Laxalt; Robert Laxalt
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, Juvenile audience, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Laxalt; Ann Ronald
ISBN: 9780874177053 0874177057
OCLC Number: 122344638
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Harper, ©1957.
Description: xix, 158 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Basque series.
Responsibility: by Robert Laxalt ; foreword by Ann Ronald.

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Dominique was sixteen when he left the French Pyrenees for America. He became a sheepherder in the Nevada desert and nearby hills of the Sierra. Like all his fellow immigrants, Dominique dreamed of  Read more...

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"An American story in the best tradition." "It is a tribute to a sturdy, kindly man--a man worth knowing." " T his book deserves universal regard as a classic of Americana." "A fond and tender Read more...

 
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