The Children's Blizzard

The Children's Blizzard

A Novel

Book - 2021 | First edition
Average Rating:
Rate this:
1
"They came on boats, on trains, great unceasing waves of them--the poor, the disenfranchised, the seekers, the dreamers. Second and third generations of farmers eking out an existence on scraps of farms divided up among too many sons. Political agitators no longer welcome in their homelands. Young men fleeing conscription in a king's army. Married couples starting out. Bachelors from towns with few women. The poor in tenements with air so stifling and foul there was no room to breathe, let alone dream. Come to Nebraska! Dakota Territory! Minnesota! Come to the Great Plains of America!"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York :, Delacorte Press,, [2021]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2021
ISBN: 9780399182280
Branch Call Number: F BEN
Characteristics: 351 pages : map ; 22 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment
ArapahoeAlyson Jan 11, 2021

I don't know what possessed me to pick this up to read as a break from pandemic/election stress; but I'm glad I did. I really enjoyed the characters and the portrait of their lives on the prairie in the 19th century. The author handles the most difficult parts of this tragedy with gentleness and never with melodrama.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at RPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top