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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

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  • United States

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  • Norwegians -- United States -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementJohannes B. Wist ; translated and with an introduction by Orm Øverland ; foreword by Todd W. Nichol.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsØverland, Orm, 1935-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT9150.W5 R57 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3412974M
ISBN 10081664750X
LC Control Number2005029093

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