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Still pioneers

Robert E. Segerhammar

Still pioneers

a novel about Lindsborg, Kansas, and the Smoky Valley in modern times

by Robert E. Segerhammar

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Published by Smoky Valley Historical Publications in Lindsborg, KS .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lindsborg (Kan.)
    • Subjects:
    • Swedish Americans -- Fiction,
    • Lindsborg (Kan.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert E. Segerhammar ; illustrated by Norman Malm.
      SeriesThe saga of Smoky Hill ;, 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3569.E435 S24 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL807582M
      ISBN 100918331056
      LC Control Number95044264
      OCLC/WorldCa33243159

        Publishing is still a thrill for innovative pioneers. GQ. By GREG QUILL. Thu., timer 5 min. read. Don’t sound the death knell for the book business just yet. Still, digital. Most pioneers were willing to face toil and hardship for the sake of opportunity. They meant to carve homes out of the wilderness. Yankee farmers went west from the stony fields of New England, and Southern families went west from the crowded lands of Virginia and the Carolinas. Still other pioneers were immigrants newly arrived from Europe.

        If David McCullough had to pick a moment from the history he tells in his new book "The Pioneers," one moment he would have liked to witness, he said it .   The #1 New York Times bestseller by Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important chapter in the American story that’s “as resonant today as ever” (The Wall Street Journal)—the settling of the Northwest Territory by courageous pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would define our : Simon & Schuster.

      O Pioneers! was released to great acclaim: it was hailed as a new kind of writing, a particularly American response to the American experience. The frontier had been declared closed in , and America still lacked artistic voices to respond to frontier experiences, to the settlers, and to the vastness of the country. Oak Hill Cedar Valley Pioneers. Oak Hill - Cedar Valley Pioneer Association. - Cedar Valley (Tex.) - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Settlers. 1: Churches and Sunday Schools.


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It was just disappointing to me, McCullough almost always has included thought-provoking and empathetic information on whatever the subject he authors/5. The #1 New York Times bestseller by Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important chapter in the American story that’s “as resonant today as ever” (The Wall Street Journal)—the settling of the Northwest Territory by courageous pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would define our country.

True to the book’s title, the motives of The Pioneers’ main characters—organizers of the Ohio Company of Associates, a group that bought about million acres of land north of the Ohio Author: Rebecca Onion.

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O Pioneers. sometimes seems to be written with a longing for the good ol' days, when the frontier was still open, and when the prairieland was still the stuff of pioneer dreams.

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