Univ of Nebraska Pr: 1982-04-01
, the sequel to Rolvaag's massive Giants in the Earth
, continues the saga of the Norwegian settlers in the Dakotas. Here again, years later, are all the sturdy pioneers of the earlier novel, Rolvaag's "vikings of the prairie"--Per Hansa's Beret and their children, Syvert Tonseten and Kjersti, and Sorine. The great struggle against the land itself has been won. Now there is to be a second struggle, a struggle to adapt, to become Americans.The development of the Spring Creek settlement in these years is manifested in the rebellious growing up of Peder Victorious. Pe... View More...