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The children's blizzard

Author: David Laskin
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : HarperCollins e-Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thousands of impoverished Northern European immigrants were promised that the prairie offered "land, freedom, and hope." The disastrous blizzard of 1888 revealed that their free homestead was not a paradise but a hard, unforgiving place governed by natural forces they neither understood nor controlled, and America's heartland would never be the same. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Laskin
ISBN: 9780061866524 0061866520
OCLC Number: 877989149
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed April 14, 2014).
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: David Laskin.

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Thousands of impoverished Northern European immigrants were promised that the prairie offered "land, freedom, and hope." The disastrous blizzard of 1888 revealed that their free homestead was not a paradise but a hard, unforgiving place governed by natural forces they neither understood nor controlled, and America's heartland would never be the same. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

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