Main Travelled Roads, Hamlin Garland American Writer, Social Activist, 1962
Under the Lion's Paw, a chapter in Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland, American local colorist, activist and social critic (1860-1940), epitomizes the despair felt by midwestern farmers during the late 19th centurry.
A series of short stories or sketches, this book, published in 1891, is a classic of American literature, providing a poignant fictional account of a challenging time in Midwest United States history.
- 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 edition 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, with a Afterword by Mark Shorer.
The orange and blue cover illustrated in Americana style, depicts a farm couple traveling through a field in their horse drawn buggy.