Giants in the Earth: A Saga of the Prairie

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Harper Collins, Aug 4, 1999 - Fiction - 560 pages
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The classic story of a Norwegian pioneer family's struggles with the land and the elements of the Dakota Territory as they try to make a new life in America.
 

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5 ★ 1873–1881 (our time line) " Homestead Act of 1862 provided the major catalyst for the settling of the American West. The United States government encouraged the country's westward expansion by ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Read for college, don't remember having any particular opinion. And the thing is, I was an adult returning student. Goodness knows what the innocent 18 year-olds thought of it. Granted it was for an ... Read full review

Contents

Toward the Sunset
3
HomeFounding
25
RosieRosic
70
What the Waving Grass Revealed
125
Facing the Great Desolation
178
The Heart That Dared Not Let In the San
225
On the Border of Utter Darkness
283
The Power of Evil in High Places
336
The Glory of the Lord
404
The Great Plain Drinks the Blood of Christian Men
484
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O. E. RÖlvaag was born in 1876. His books include Peder Victorious and Their Fathers' God. He died in 1931.

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