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Product Description: At the beginning of the twentieth century, in the poverty-stricken Swedish region of Småland, young Valter, the son of a soldier, explores the world around him and watches his older brothers emigrate to America. In this novel of the life of a farm boy, first published in three volumes in 1946, Vilhelm Moberg sensitively explores his own childhood...read more

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9780873519250 | Minnesota Historical Society Pr, February 15, 2014, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: At the beginning of the twentieth century, in the poverty-stricken Swedish region of Småland, young Valter, the son of a soldier, explores the world around him and watches his older brothers emigrate to America.

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Product Description: For centuries, people have celebrated every Midsummer's Eve at an ancient spring near a small Swedish village. On that special night, when unmarried men and women dance and some unusual activities are permitted, the Bridal Spring has special powers...read more

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9780873519205 | Reprint edition (Minnesota Historical Society Pr, February 15, 2014), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: For centuries, people have celebrated every Midsummer's Eve at an ancient spring near a small Swedish village.

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Product Description: Les annees ont passe depuis que les Suedois partis de la paroisse de Ljuder ont debarque dans le port de New York et gagne les terres lointaines du Minnesota.Tandis que l exploitation de Karl Oskar et de Kristina prospere, et que la maisonnee s agrandit, le Minnesota devient le trente-deuxieme Etat des Etats-Unis d Amerique...read more

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9782253130741 | Distribooks Inc, April 1, 2011, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Les annees ont passe depuis que les Suedois partis de la paroisse de Ljuder ont debarque dans le port de New York et gagne les terres lointaines du Minnesota.

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Product Description: Beginning in prehistoric times and culminating with the Dacke rebellion of 1542, renowned novelist Vilhelm Moberg's two-volume popular history of the Swedish people approaches its subject from the viewpoint of the common people, documenting peasants' lives as well as those of the royal families...read more
By Paul Britten Austin (trans), Vilhelm Moberg and Gunnar Myrdal (foreword by)

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9780816646562 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, February 7, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Beginning in prehistoric times and culminating with the Dacke rebellion of 1542, renowned novelist Vilhelm Moberg's two-volume popular history of the Swedish people approaches its subject from the viewpoint of the common people, documenting peasants' lives as well as those of the royal families.

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Product Description: In the second volume of his vivid history of the Swedes, Vilhelm Moberg brings his focus on the common people to bear on a period that included two dramatic revolts: the national insurrection under Engelbrekt and the last desperate attempt of the Smaland peasantry to retain their medieval liberties - a defiance bloodily crushed by King Gustav Vasa...read more

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9780816646579 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, February 7, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In the second volume of his vivid history of the Swedes, Vilhelm Moberg brings his focus on the common people to bear on a period that included two dramatic revolts: the national insurrection under Engelbrekt and the last desperate attempt of the Smaland peasantry to retain their medieval liberties - a defiance bloodily crushed by King Gustav Vasa.

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Product Description: Considered one of Sweden's greatest 20th-century writers, Vilhelm Moberg created Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson to portray the joys and tragedies of daily life for early Swedish pioneers in America. His consistently faithful depiction of these humble people's lives is a major strength of the Emigrant Novels...read more

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9781568493121 | Buccaneer Books, December 1, 1995, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Considered one of Sweden's greatest 20th-century writers, Vilhelm Moberg created Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson to portray the joys and tragedies of daily life for early Swedish pioneers in America.

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9780873513197 | Minnesota Historical Society Pr, September 1, 1995, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Considered one of Sweden's greatest 20th-century writers, Vilhelm Moberg created Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson to portray the joys and tragedies of daily life for early Swedish pioneers in America.
9780446314923 | Reissue edition (Grand Central Pub, October 1, 1983), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Considered one of Sweden's greatest 20th-century writers, Vilhelm Moberg created Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson to portray the joys and tragedies of daily life for early Swedish pioneers in America.

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Product Description: Considered one of Sweden's greatest 20th-century writers, Vilhelm Moberg created Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson to portray the joys and tragedies of daily life for early Swedish pioneers in America. His consistently faithful depiction of these humble people's lives is a major strength of the Emigrant Novels...read more

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9780873513203 | Minnesota Historical Society Pr, September 1, 1995, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Considered one of Sweden's greatest 20th-century writers, Vilhelm Moberg created Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson to portray the joys and tragedies of daily life for early Swedish pioneers in America.
9780446314466 | Reissue edition (Grand Central Pub, November 1, 1986), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: During the mid-nineteenth century, a family of Swedish immigrants endures the tribulations of life in frontier Minnesota, sustained by their belief in the American Dream

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Product Description: Considered one of Sweden's greatest 20th-century writers, Vilhelm Moberg created Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson to portray the joys and tragedies of daily life for early Swedish pioneers in America. His consistently faithful depiction of these humble people's lives is a major strength of the Emigrant Novels...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780873513210 | Minnesota Historical Society Pr, September 1, 1995, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Considered one of Sweden's greatest 20th-century writers, Vilhelm Moberg created Karl Oskar and Kristina Nilsson to portray the joys and tragedies of daily life for early Swedish pioneers in America.
9780446314978 | Reissue edition (Grand Central Pub, December 1, 1983), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: This title focuses on Karl Oskar and Kristina as they adapt to their new homeland and struggle to survive on their new farm.

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America's Civil War and violent attempts by the Indians to regain their land in Minnesota force the Nilsson family--emigrants from Sweden and now citizens--to demonstrate their strength and courage once again

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9780873513227, titled "The Last Letter Home" | Minnesota Historical Society Pr, September 15, 1995, cover price $22.95
9780446311311 | Reprint edition (Grand Central Pub, January 1, 1984), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: America's Civil War and violent attempts by the Indians to regain their land in Minnesota force the Nilsson family--emigrants from Sweden and now citizens--to demonstrate their strength and courage once again
9780445043206 | Popular Library, March 1, 1982, cover price $2.95 | also contains Estimation and Selection in High-dimensional Genomic Studies: Multiple Testing, Gene Ranking, and Classification | About this edition: America's Civil War and violent attempts by the Indians to regain their land in Minnesota force the Nilsson family--emigrants from Sweden and now citizens--to demonstrate their strength and courage once again

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Albert Carlson, a Swedish emigrant, recounts his experiences starting a new life in Southern California during the twenties

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9781568493145 | Reprint edition (Buccaneer Books, June 1, 1994), cover price $29.95

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9780446311274 | Reprint edition (Grand Central Pub, February 1, 1984), cover price $3.50 | About this edition: Albert Carlson, a Swedish emigrant, recounts his experiences starting a new life in Southern California during the twenties

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Product Description: In these nine essays Vilhelm Moberg blends history with poetic license to create an America viewed by a Swedish emigrant in the middle of the 20th century.Roger McKnight’s translation of The Unknown Swedes is the first English-language book to reveal Moberg’s views on emigration, America, and Sweden...read more

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9780809314867 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, November 1, 1988, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In these nine essays Vilhelm Moberg blends history with poetic license to create an America viewed by a Swedish emigrant in the middle of the 20th century.

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