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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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - alanteder - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pennsylady - LibraryThing
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