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The Pioneers By James Fenimore Cooper
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The Pioneers: is a historical novel, published in 1823 The first published of the Leatherstocking Tales, a series of five novels by American writer James Fenimore Cooper. The Pioneers was the first... More > written of James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking series, featuring the character Natty Bumppo, a resourceful white American living in the woods. The story focuses on the evolution of the wilderness into a civilized community. The story takes place in the town of Тempleton, which is said to be modeled after Cooperstown, New York< Less
A Pioneers Story By Beyond Tomorrow
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This is a book created as part of a employability programme designed and delivered by Beyond 2030 Ltd. It is a collection of insights and realisations of the women who took part in the 5 week pilot... More > in late 2012< Less
Pilgrims and Pioneers By Jessica Grayless
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Paperback edition. This is a collection of short stories about selected ancestors of Margaret Billings.
Pilgrims and Pioneers By Jessica Grayless
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Paperback edition. This is a collection of short stories about selected ancestors of Margaret Billings.
Pioneer Pride By Robert Michael Thompson
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Pioneer Pride tells the story of Wayne High School in Wayne, West Virginia.
O Pioneers! By Willa Cather
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O Pioneers! is a novel by American author Willa Cather. O Pioneers! tells the story of the Bergsons, a family of Swedish immigrants in the farm country near the fictional town of Hanover, Nebraska,... More > at the turn of the 20th century. The main character, Alexandra Bergson, inherits the family farmland when her father dies, and she devotes her life to making the farm a viable enterprise at a time when other immigrant families are giving up and leaving the prairie. The novel is also concerned with two romantic relationships, one between Alexandra and family friend Carl Linstrum and another between Alexandra's brother Emil and the married Marie Shabata. The romance between Emil and Marie and their death alludes to the similarly tragic lovers, Pyramus and Thisbe, from Ovid's book Metamorphoses. Clear evidence of this occurs on page 173 where "the white mulberries...were covered with a dark stain", directly corresponding to Ovid: nam color in pomo est.< Less
Pioneer Station By Igor Zusev
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A story of a scientists who just couldn't get it right, until everything went wrong.
Pilgrims and Pioneers By Jessica Grayless
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Hardcover edition. This is a compilation of short stories about selected ancestors of Margaret Billings. All works cited are in the public domain or have limited use copyrights.
Pilgrims and Pioneers By Jessica Grayless
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Hardcover edition. This is a compilation of short stories about selected ancestors of Margaret Billings. All works cited are in the public domain or have limited use copyrights.
O Pioneers! By Willa Sibert 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 (1913) and... More > My Ántonia (1918). Tells the story of a family of Swedish immigrants farming in Hanover, Nebraska. The Bergson's family faces the same difficult struggles as other homesteaders but the heroine of the story, Alexandra Bergson, comes to the forefront after her father dies and she takes up the challenge of making the farm a viable enterprise while other immigrant families are leaving their land in search of easier lives. The strong willed and intelligent heroine is a memorable character in American Literature.< Less