Lizzie And The Prairie Fire

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Author: Gail Wood
Publisher: White Mane Pub
ISBN: 9781572493810
Size: 30.98 MB
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Category : Juvenile Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 115
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by Gail Wood, Lizzie And The Prairie Fire Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Lizzie And The Prairie Fire books, In 1892, Lizzie Lipinski comes to appreciate her quiet life in a midwestern sod house when the excitement she has yearned for appears as a wall of raging flames sweeping the prairie.


The Edge Of Time

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Author: Loula Grace Erdman
Publisher: TCU Press
ISBN: 9780875650319
Size: 27.50 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 281
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A Literary History Of Iowa

A Literary History of Iowa PDF
Author: Clarence A. Andrews
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 1587290081
Size: 27.54 MB
Format: PDF
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 301
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A Literary History Of Iowa

by Clarence A. Andrews, A Literary History Of Iowa Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download A Literary History Of Iowa books, Originally published in 1972, A Literary History of Iowa, which features writers published in book form between 1856 and the late 1960s, returns to print. One of Iowa's native sons, Ellis Parker Butler, once said that in Iowa 12 dollars were spent for fertilizer each time a dollar was spent for literature. Many readers will be surprised to learn from this book the extent of Iowa's distinguished literary past---the many prizes and praise received by her authors. To those already familiar with Iowa's credits, A Literary History of Iowa will be a nostalgic and informative delight. During the 1920s and 1930s, Iowa had good claim to recognition as the literary capital of the country. Clarence Andrews says that as he grew up he knew a host of Iowa writers. "I also knew that Iowa was winning a diproportionate share of the Pulitzer Prizes---Hamlin Garland, Margaret Wilson, Susan Glaspell, Frank Luther Mott, "Ding" Darling, Clark Mollenhoff. It was winning its share or more of prizes offered by publishers---and its authors' books were being selected as Book-of-the-Month and Literary Guild books. I knew too about Carl Van Vechten as part of that avant-garde group of midwest exiles---including Fitzgerald, Anderson, and Hemingway."A Literary History of Iowa looks at Iowans who knew and cared for the state---people who wrote poetry, plays, musical plays, novels, and short stories about Iowa subjects, Iowa ideas, Iowa people. These writers often have dealt with such themes as the state's history, the rise of technology and its impact on the community, provincialism and exploitation, the problems of personal adjustment, and the family and the community. John T. Frederick, whose own books are paramount in Iowa's literary history, has pointed to Iowa's special contributions to the literature of rural life in saying that no other state can show its portrayal in "fiction so rich, so varied, and so generally sound as can Iowa."


Leaden Skies

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Author: Ann Parker
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1615951474
Size: 36.22 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 304
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Leaden Skies

by Ann Parker, Leaden Skies Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Leaden Skies books, "Parker is proficient in showing the crossroads between civilization and the frontier, including emerging new roles for women. A cliffhanger ending sets a promising stage for the next installment."—Publishers Weekly It's the summer of 1880, and potential investment in Leadville's silver mines has brought former president and Civil War general Ulysses S. Grant to this city at the top of the Rockies. But others in his retinue and in town have different agendas. Political aspirations fuel the dreams of young John Quincy Adams Wesley and his mother, while itinerant fire insurance mapmaker Cecil Farnesworth struggles against the seductive call of Leadville's red-light district. As part owner of the Silver Queen Saloon, Inez Stannert has often observed the ruination that comes from yielding to temptation. Still, that hasn't stopped her from taking Reverend Justice Sands as her lover. Nor does it stop her from striking a backroom deal with upscale brothel madam Frisco Flo that Inez gambles will make her financially independent. But when the body of one of Flo's women is discovered and Inez learns that Flo has another silent business partner whose identity she will not divulge, Inez begins to have second thoughts. In a race to untangle the dealings of the high and the low during Grant's visit, Inez finds herself facing demons from her past, even as she fights to save her reputation and her life. Silver Rush Mysteries: Silver Lies (Book 1) Iron Ties (Book 2) Leaden Skies (Book 3) Mercury's Rise (Book 4) What Gold Buys (Book 5) A Dying Note (Book 6) Mortal Music (Book 7) Praise for the Silver Rush Mysteries: "Plenty of convincing action bodes well for a long and successful series."—Publishers Weekly STARRED review for Iron Ties "Meticulously researched and full of rich period details...her characters will stay will you long after you've finished the last page. Highly recommended."—TASHA ALEXANDER, New York Times bestselling author for Mortal Music "One of the most authentic and evocative historical series around. Long live Inez!"—RHYS BOWEN, New York Times bestselling author for What Gold Buys Colorado Book Award Finalist


Looking For Jencey

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Author: Dorothy Diemer Hendry
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595410448
Size: 64.10 MB
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Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 488
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Looking For Jencey

by Dorothy Diemer Hendry, Looking For Jencey Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Looking For Jencey books, This is a true story, a family saga, whose strong and resourceful heroine is Lizzie Elnora Murphy Casebolt. It tells of her lifelong search for her beautiful mother, Jencey, who died when Lizzie was seven, but who appeared to Lizzie many times in dreams and in unusual circumstances. Lizzie was adopted by a kindly judge and his wife, the Taylors. She grew up in the small Missouri town of Miami, where she found romance with one young man, but married another. Her life, through nearly ninety-one years of happiness and heartbreak, spanned the postA Civil War period and the aftermath of slavery, the tragedies of the two world wars, the suffrage movement, the hardships of the Depression, the births of her children and grandchildren and some of her great-grandchildren, and the exciting and sometimes difficult life she led with her beloved daughter, Myrtle, and Myrtle's husband, the educator George W. Diemer, including their travels to California, the Rockies, and New York City. The gentle determination and steady character of Lizzie shines through all of the events and people who were part of her life.


The Wise Woman

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Author: Janet Taylor
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1477111352
Size: 12.26 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 194
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The Wise Woman

by Janet Taylor, The Wise Woman Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Wise Woman books, Immediately after the Civil War, Bess Hauser, a herbalist-midwife, and David Adams, a former Army surgeon, struggle to find a new balance for their lives. David learns to survive in a rural, Pennsylvania Dutch world, and Bess learns to love again.


Prairie Fires

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Author: Lorna Doone Beers
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 37.76 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Farm life
Languages : en
Pages : 367
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Dictionary Of Children S Fiction From Australia Canada India New Zealand And Selected African Countries

Dictionary of Children s Fiction from Australia  Canada  India  New Zealand  and Selected African Countries PDF
Author: Alethea Helbig
Publisher: Greenwood
ISBN:
Size: 77.21 MB
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Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 583
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Dictionary Of Children S Fiction From Australia Canada India New Zealand And Selected African Countries

by Alethea Helbig, Dictionary Of Children S Fiction From Australia Canada India New Zealand And Selected African Countries Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Dictionary Of Children S Fiction From Australia Canada India New Zealand And Selected African Countries books, This dictionary offers comprehensive coverage in 726 entries concerned with the "other" English literature, comprising 263 works of fiction by 164 authors from Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, and selected African nations. Entries on books include bibliographical data, plot summaries, settings and characters, and critical assessments. Biographical entries on authors note other writings and comment on influences, artistry, and critical recognition. There are additional entries on outstanding characters, memorable settings, and key motifs.


The Ballad Of Lucy Whipple

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Author: Karen Cushman
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547532882
Size: 59.12 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Young Adult Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 208
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The Ballad Of Lucy Whipple

by Karen Cushman, The Ballad Of Lucy Whipple Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Ballad Of Lucy Whipple books, In 1849 a twelve-year-old girl who calls herself Lucy is distraught when her mother moves the family from Massachusetts to a small California mining town. There Lucy helps run a boarding house and looks for comfort in books while trying to find a way to return "home."


Prentice Hall Literature

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Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780136917427
Size: 61.12 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Language arts (Secondary)
Languages : en
Pages : 860
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