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The Prairie . By J. Fenimore Cooper
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"The Prairie" was the third in order of Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales. Its first appearance was in the year 1827. The idea of the story had suggested itself to him, we are told,... More > before he had finished its immediate forerunner, "The Last of the Mohicans." He chose entirely new scenes for it, "resolved to cross the Mississippi and wander over the desolate wastes of the remote Western prairies." He had been taking every chance that came of making a personal acquaintance with the Indian chiefs of the western tribes who were to be encountered about this period on their way in the frequent Indian embassies to Washington. "He saw much to command his admiration," says Mrs. Cooper, "in these wild braves... It was a matter of course that in drawing Indian character he should dwell on the better traits of the picture, rather than on the coarser and more revolting though more common points. Like West, he could see the Apollo in the young Mohawk."< Less
The Prairie By James Fenimore Cooper
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Natty Bumppo, the trapper, wrinkled and old, takes to the vast stage of the American Prairie for the final act of Cooper’s Leatherstocking Tales. Set in a "bleak and solitary place"... More > with "bruised and withered grass," colored by the "hues and tints of autumn," offering little "that was flattering to the hopes of an ordinary settler of new lands," Cooper brings his reverence for nature and his vivid descriptions to a new and largely unknown wilderness in the third of the Leatherstocking Tales, and the final episode in Leatherstocking’s life.< Less
The Prairie By James Fenimore Cooper
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Natty Bumppo, the trapper, wrinkled and old, takes to the vast stage of the American Prairie for the final act of Cooper’s Leatherstocking Tales. Set in a "bleak and solitary place"... More > with "bruised and withered grass," colored by the "hues and tints of autumn," offering little "that was flattering to the hopes of an ordinary settler of new lands," Cooper brings his reverence for nature and his vivid descriptions to a new and largely unknown wilderness in the third of the Leatherstocking Tales, and the final episode in Leatherstocking’s life.< Less
Prairie Farmer's Reliable Directory of Farmers and Breeders By Prairie Farmer
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Facsimile reprint of the 1919 Prairie Farmer's Reliable Directory of Farmers and Breeders of Pike and Calhoun Counties, Illinois. "Directory of the farmers of Pike and Calhoun counties, with... More > valuable information about each farm. Business directory, giving list of all business houses in Pike and Calhoun Counties. Valuable statistics and general information."< Less
Prairie Farmer's Reliable Directory of Farmers and Breeders By Prairie Farmer
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Facsimile reprint of the 1919 Prairie Farmer's Reliable Directory of Farmers and Breeders of Pike and Calhoun Counties, Illinois. "Directory of the farmers of Pike and Calhoun counties, with... More > valuable information about each farm. Business directory, giving list of all business houses in Pike and Calhoun Counties. Valuable statistics and general information."< Less
Winter Whispers By Prairie Rose Writers
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The second in the Whispers series of anthologies produced by the Prairie Rose Writers of North Dakota. Filled with poetry and prose, the works in this book reflect on winter life in the upper Midwest.
Winter Whispers By Prairie Rose Writers
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The second in the Whispers series of anthologies produced by the Prairie Rose Writers of North Dakota. Filled with poetry and prose, the works in this book reflect on winter life in the upper Midwest.
Prairie Winds By Collected Authors
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collection of writings from memebers of the Prairie winds 2007 young writers and artists workshop
Prairie Winds By Collected Authors
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collection of writings from memebers of the Prairie winds 2007 young writers and artists workshop
The Prairie Schooner By William Francis Hooker
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The Prairie Schooner By William Francis Hooker Published in 1918 by SAUL BROTHERS. This book was converted digital format and has 15 chapters.