Giants In The Earth: A Saga Of The Prairie

Paperback | August 4, 1999

byOle Edvart Rolvaag

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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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Derived from his own family’s experiences and rich in historical detail, O.E. Rolvaag’s literary novel about a Norwegian pioneer family in America is both a perennial best-seller and an American classic. Widely critically acclaimed, Giants of the Earth vividly depicts the harsh realities and rich rewards of working the land during the ...

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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.

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

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.26 inPublished:August 4, 1999Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060931930

ISBN - 13:9780060931933

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Derived from his own family’s experiences and rich in historical detail, O.E. Rolvaag’s literary novel about a Norwegian pioneer family in America is both a perennial best-seller and an American classic. Widely critically acclaimed, Giants of the Earth vividly depicts the harsh realities and rich rewards of working the land during the exhilarating age of pioneer expansion across the American frontier.

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"A firmly woven tapestry of harsh texture wrought by a master sure in his choice of strong fiber and of color, telling with heroic gesture and intricate design its legend of simple people struggling in the eternal coil of unwitting life." (Times Literary Supplement (London))