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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
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
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