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By Jonathan Raban

ISBN-10: 0679442545

ISBN-13: 9780679442547

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ISBN-13: 9780736643047

Seduced through the government's supply of 320 acres according to homesteader, americans and Europeans rushed to Montana and the Dakotas to satisfy their very own American dream within the first decade of this century. Raban's beautiful evocation of the harrowing, determined truth at the back of the homesteader's dream strips away the myth--while conserving the romance--that has shrouded our realizing of our personal heartland.

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