An Untamed Land

An Untamed Land

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Leaving their beloved Norway for the promise of untold prosperity in America, the Bjorklund family settles in Dakota Territory on the banks of the Red River and endures unimagined hardships and trials.

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She had promised herself that once they left the fjords of Norway, she would never look back. The promise of free land lures Roald and Ingeborg Bjorklund from their beloved home high above the fjords of Norway, and after three long years of scrimping and saving to buy tickets for their passage to America, they finally arrive at the docks of New York City. This new land promises a rich heritage for their children, and here they hope to build a good life.After a long journey by train and then by covered wagon, the Bjorklunds finally arrive in Dakota Territory, where they settle on the banks of the Red River of the North. But the virgin prairie refuses to yield its treasure without a struggle. Will Roald and Ingeborg be strong enough to overcome the hardships of that first winter?Proud of their heritage and sustained by their faith, they came to tame a new land.
Lauraine Snelling's best-selling series Red River of the North tells the story of Norwegian immigrants surviving their first seasons in America on the virgin prairie.

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Bethany House Publishers, c1996
ISBN: 9780764201912
Branch Call Number: FIC SNE
Characteristics: 349 p. ;,22 cm.

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Bookworm283
Jul 05, 2009

First title in the Red River of the North Series about a young woman who immigrates from Norway to America. The series is absolutely marvelous and is wonderful Christian Historical Fiction.

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