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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This was beautifully evocative of the 1870's prairie life of Norwegian-American immigrants in the Dakota Territories in the 1870's. Although there are lots of hardships to overcome and there is an ... Read full review

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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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O. E. RÖlvaag was born in 1876. His books include Peder Victorious and Their Fathers' God. He died in 1931.

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