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Main Travelled Roads, 1891 (1962) Hamlin Garland Midwest Farmer Activist

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Under the Lion's Paw, a chapter in Main-Travelled Roads by social critic Hamlin Garland (1860-1940) epitomizes the overwhelming despair felt by midwestern farmers during the late 19th centurry.

A series of short stories or sketches describing the desperate circumstances of midwestern farmers, Main Travelled Roads, 1891, is an American classic.

Contents include:

  • A Branch Road
  • Up the Coulee
  • Among the Corn Rows
  • The Return of a Private
  • The Creamery Man
  • A Day's Pleasure
  • Mrs. Ripley's Trip
  • Uncle Ethan Ripley
  • God's Ravens
  • A "Good Fellow's" Wife    

A paperback published in 1962, the book is in fair but firm condition. Shelf wear and slight tears on the binding, no marks, some yellowing of the 296 pages.  An Afterword by Mark Shorer.

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