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The Pioneers By James Fenimore Cooper
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The first conservationist novel in American literature, and the first of the Leatherstocking Tales to be published, Cooper draws on his own experiences growing up in a frontier town to illuminate, in... More > a montage of vividly realistic and beautifully descriptive vignettes, village life on the American frontier. For the first time Nathaniel Bumpo (Leatherstocking, Hawkeye, the Trapper, Pathfinder, Deerslayer), one of the most enduring characters in the American canon, jumps to life on the pages of "The Pioneers". Part frontier adventure, part romance, part pastoral poem, part courtroom drama, The Pioneers by James Fenimore Cooper is an American classic!< Less
The Pioneers By James Fenimore Cooper
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The first conservationist novel in American literature, and the first of the Leatherstocking Tales to be published, Cooper draws on his own experiences growing up in a frontier town to illuminate, in... More > a montage of vividly realistic and beautifully descriptive vignettes, village life on the American frontier. For the first time Nathaniel Bumpo (Leatherstocking, Hawkeye, the Trapper, Pathfinder, Deerslayer), one of the most enduring characters in the American canon, jumps to life on the pages of "The Pioneers". Part frontier adventure, part romance, part pastoral poem, part courtroom drama, The Pioneers by James Fenimore Cooper is an American classic!< Less
The Pioneers By James Fenimore Cooper
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The Pioneers: The Sources of the Susquehanna; a Descriptive Tale is a historical novel, the first published of the Leatherstocking Tales, a series of five novels by American writer James Fenimore... More > Cooper. While The Pioneers was published in 1823, before any of the other Leatherstocking Tales, the period of time it covers makes it the fourth chronologically. The story takes place on the rapidly advancing frontier of New York State and features a middle-aged Leatherstocking (Natty Bumppo), Judge Marmaduke Temple of Templeton, whose life parallels that of the author's father Judge William Cooper, and Elizabeth Temple (the author's sister Susan Cooper), of Cooperstown. The story begins with an argument between the Judge and the Leatherstocking over who killed a buck, and as Cooper reviews many of the changes to New York's Lake Otsego, questions of environ< Less
Memoirs of an American Pioneer By Don Lehman Jr.
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These are the memoirs of an authentic American pioneer farmer – handwritten at the age of 89 in 1907- over a century ago. The primary intent of this outpouring of reflections was to impart some... More > lessons to his many grandchildren. His writings impart the struggles, hardships, and joys of life growing up on the untamed prairie. Intermixed in his life’s saga are vignettes of politics, day-to-day life, and religion, as he was a devout member of the Reformed Presbyterian Church. All his little tales are mixed with practical pioneer wisdom based in the Bible as well as the poems of Whittier. “When a man and woman in the loving integrity of their honor and purity of their hearts unite their fortunes and live as husband and wife and start out to build a home and raise a family, it is not only their privilege but their duty to avail themselves of every reasonable faculty that will aid them in the most serious tasks that falls to the lot of mortals. A record of lives before us should be a help.”< Less
Pioneer Potpourri By Rosalind Batterbee Bundy Westcott
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Crossing a Great Lakes passage in a rowboat, toting a heavy grindstone over rugged terrain, a pony express rider disabled by an Indian arrow, all this and more helped to carry me into the world of... More > early settlers in the Midwest. All presented in the local vernacular. A must read for anyone with an interest in pioneer life.< Less
Pioneer Potpourri By Rosalind Batterbee Bundy Westcott
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Crossing a Great Lakes passage in a rowboat, toting a heavy grindstone over rugged terrain, a pony express rider disabled by an Indian arrow, all this and more helped to carry me into the world of... More > early settlers in the Midwest. All presented in the local vernacular. A must read for anyone with an interest in pioneer life.< Less
O Pioneers! By Willa Cather
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O Pioneers! is a 1913 novel by American author Willa Cather, written while she was living in New York. It is the first novel of her Great Plains trilogy, followed by The Song of the Lark (1915) and... More > My Ántonia (1918).O Pioneers! tells the story of the Bergsons, a family of Swedish-American immigrants in the farm country near the fictional town of Hanover, Nebraska, at the turn of the 20th century. The main character, Alexandra Bergson, inherits the family farmland when her father dies and devotes her life to making the farm a viable enterprise at a time when many other immigrant families are giving up and leaving the prairie. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O_Pioneers! Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Silas & Rachel Chatfield American Pioneer Farmers By Laurel Clayson
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In 1797, Silas Chatfield traveled to central New York with his family to claim his father's bounty land. Rachel Grover had arrived six years earlier with her family. When Silas met Rachel, a classic... More > tale of 19th-century American pioneer life was set in motion. Married in 1802, their life journey would take them from New York and Ohio to Illinois where they raised a large family, ever striving to improve their lives, all the while participating in the advance of civilization across the country. Through meticulous, carefully-documented research, the author has collected an amazing assortment of evidence to support her account of Silas and Rachel's story. With the aid of copious maps and illustrations, she fleshes out the facts of their lives, artfully weaving them into an illuminating backdrop of social, military, economic, and farming history.< Less
Blue Robin, the Girl Pioneer By Rena I. Halsey
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Daniel Boone The Pioneer of Kentucky By John S. C. Abbott
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Daniel Boone was an American pioneer, explorer, woodsman, and frontiersman, whose frontier exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States. In his lively biography, Daniel Boone... More > The Pioneer of Kentucky, historian John Abbott traces the remarkable life of this early American legend.< Less

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