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The land breakers, John Ehle ; introduction by Linda Spalding

Label
The land breakers
Title
The land breakers
Statement of responsibility
John Ehle ; introduction by Linda Spalding
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"First published fifty years ago in 1964 to great acclaim, The Land Breakers is John Ehle's best-known work of historical fiction, chronicling the hard-won settlement of southern Appalachia. A cinematic saga spanning the Revolutionary War years of 1779 to 1784, The Land Breakers recounts in spare, unflinching prose the challenges, setbacks, and small triumphs of the defiant men and women who were drawn to the wilderness of provincial North Carolina. Eager for opportunity in a land where the easy country had been claimed, Ehle's unforgettable characters stake their lives on the settlement of the unnamed high mountain territory. Strong and silent Mooney Wright is the first to make his way into the forbidding mountains. Others steadily follow: the cruel patriarch Tinkler Harrison, his daughter Lorry, the free-spirited Mina Plover. The Land Breakers is a paean to man's capacity for work, and Ehle imbues the hardworking men and women of his book--the land breakers of this young country--with nobility"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3555.H5
LC item number
L27 2014
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
New York Review Books classics
Label
The land breakers, John Ehle ; introduction by Linda Spalding
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn870663578
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Paperback.
Extent
xi, 342 pages
Isbn
9781590177631
Lccn
2014013613
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)870663578
Label
The land breakers, John Ehle ; introduction by Linda Spalding
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn870663578
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Paperback.
Extent
xi, 342 pages
Isbn
9781590177631
Lccn
2014013613
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)870663578

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