by Ole Rølvaag (Not part of the Trilogy)
This novel, written in 1921, was intended to be the first book in Rølvaag's trilogy. It follows some of the same themes Rølvaag used in his other books (a young fisherman leaving Norway to seek his fortune in America and the human cost of ... ... more
by Ole Rølvaag
Their Fathers' God, the final book in the trilogy, was written in 1931, and the emphasis is on intense and dramatic projections of the Minnesota and Dakota prairies and the whole westward movement in America.
Against a backdrop of hard times and mixed feelings brought on by the Populist and anti-monopolist movements occurring in ... ... more