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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
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
Polynesian Pioneer By Eliza Sibbett
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From her homeland of Maui, Hawaii, Mili Mili and Frank move to his home in the harsh environment of southeastern Idaho. She finds that life is hard, but the pioneers' spirit is strong.
Polynesian Pioneer By Eliza Sibbett
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From her homeland of Maui, Hawaii, Mili Mili and Frank move to his home in the harsh environment of southeastern Idaho. She finds that life is hard, but the pioneers' spirit is strong.
Pioneer Mission By Peter J Farmer, Tim Nash
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Pioneer Mission is a rediscovery of one of the most important yet most overlooked aspects of Jesus’s teaching. It cuts through centuries of evangelistic and missional endeavour to reveal... More > exactly how Jesus intended his church to make disciples of all nations. Through a mix of practical teaching, discussion and hands-on experience, this guide offers a potent pioneer process that Jesus himself taught and modelled. So brace yourself for the adventure of your life, as you see this explosive process transform whole communities of people!< Less
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 Voices By Harry G. Enoch
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This work focuses on the first-hand accounts of men and women who came to Clark County, Kentucky during the early settlement period, 1775-1800. The accounts are drawn from the interviews conducted... More > by Rev. John D. Shane with aging pioneers in the 1840s and 50s. To make their stories accessible to modern readers, thirty-two interviews and one memoir were transcribed from microfilm and explanatory material was added. They describe their adventures coming out to this new country, America’s first western frontier, and many recounted their clashes with Indians, often in graphic detail. Shane recorded their stories in plain language that includes a wealth of valuable information about everyday life in the wilderness that was then Kentucky.< Less
Reminiscences of a Pioneer Missionary By Chrysostom Adrian Verwyst
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Born in Holland in 1841, the author, Chrysostom Adrian Verwyst, removed to the United States at the age of seven. In this text, Verwyst discusses his life experiences as a missionary, and what... More > early pioneer life was like in Wisconsin.< Less