The settlers

Vilhelm Moberg ; translated from the Swedish by Gustaf Lannestock ; with a new introduction by Roger McKnight
Book - 1995

Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson struggle to prosper on their new farm in Minnesota during the 1850s. Kristina, coping with a feeling of loss for Sweden and the difficulty of adapting to a new land, draws strength from a new found spirituality. Karl Oskar brings more land under cultivation and harvests rye, wheat, and corn. Together they survive blizzards, grasshopper plagues, wildcat speculation in currnecy, and self-righteous neighbors.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Moberg, Vilhelm, 1898-1973
Other Authors: Lannestock, Gustaf
Format: Book
Language:English
Swedish
Published: St. Paul : Borealis Books, an imprint of Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1995.
Series:Moberg, Vilhelm, 1898-1973. Romanen om utvandrarna. bk. 3.
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505 0 |a Preface: The land they changed -- Part one: foundation for growth -- New axes ringing in the forest -- The whore and the thief -- Planning and planting -- Guests in their own house -- Man and woman in the territory -- Starkodder the ox -- Ulrika in her glory -- "That Baptist ilk" -- Hemlandet comes to the immigrants -- Surveying the forest -- The letter to Sweden -- Part two: Gold and water -- The march of the hundred thousand -- A youth who is not young -- But the returned gold seeker does not sleep -- The first night -- Robert's ear speaks -- While the riches lay hidden in the house -- The second night -- Robert's ear speaks -- The missing gold seeker -- The third night -- Robert's ear speaks -- Wildcats of many breeds -- The fourth night -- Robert's ear speaks -- The unget-at-able -- The fifth night -- Robert's ear speaks -- Wildcat riches -- A stream that runs toward greater waters -- Part three: Blessed woman -- The queen in the kitchen -- The year fifty-seven -- The letter from Sweden -- Karl Oskar's followers -- A blessed woman's prayer -- Partners of America -- If God doesn't exist ... -- Prayer granted -- To reconcile oneself with fate -- The letter to Sweden. 
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