by Vilhelm Moberg
Book 2 opens in the summer of 1850 as the emigrants disembark in New York City. Their journey to a new home in Minnesota Territory takes them by riverboat, steam wagon, Great Lakes steamship, and oxcart to Chisago County. ... 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