Giants in the earth (Book, 1929) [Beloit College]
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Giants in the earth

Giants in the earth

Author: O E Rølvaag; Vernon Louis Parrington; Lincoln Colcord
Publisher: New York ; London : Harper & Brothers Publishers, [1929] ©1929
Series: Harper's modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Relates the story of Norwegian pioneers who make the long trek from a fishing village in Norway through Canada to Spring Creek, in Dakota Territory in the latter part of the 19th century. For Per Hansa's wife Beret, the difficulties become unbearable. This "saga of the prairie" deals with timeless themes of immigration, fear and loneliness, myth, and religion.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Translations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rølvaag, O.E. (Ole Edvart), 1876-1931.
Giants in the earth.
New York, London, Harper & brothers [©1929]
(OCoLC)654340873
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: O E Rølvaag; Vernon Louis Parrington; Lincoln Colcord
OCLC Number: 832269
Notes: Translation of: I de dage
Introduction signed: Lincoln Colcord
Description: xxxiv, 468 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Book I: The land-taking --
Book II: Founding the kingdom
Series Title: Harper's modern classics.
Other Titles: I de dage.
Responsibility: by O.E. Rölvaag ; with an introduction by Vernon L. Parrington, late professor of English, University of Washington

Abstract:

Relates the story of Norwegian pioneers who make the long trek from a fishing village in Norway through Canada to Spring Creek, in Dakota Territory in the latter part of the 19th century. For Per Hansa's wife Beret, the difficulties become unbearable. This "saga of the prairie" deals with timeless themes of immigration, fear and loneliness, myth, and religion.
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