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BOOK OF THE MONTH
THE ICKABOG
J.K. Rowling
1299

'The Ickabog is coming... A mythical monster, a kingdom in peril, an adventure...(+)

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O Pioneers!
Willa Cather

Classification : Others
Pub Date : Sep 07, 2006
Imprint : Virago
Page Extent : 256
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781844083756
Price : 499

About the book
Alexandra Bergson is the eldest child of a Swedish immigrant family newly arrived in the harsh untamed landscape of the American West. An original, determined child, she is driven by two forces: her fierce protective love for her younger brother, and a deep love of the beautiful country she has come to regard as her own. When her father dies, it is she who becomes the head of the family and struggles to soften the wild overgrown soil that surrounds her, nurturing it until, finally, it rewards her with a richness beyond measure..

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Willa Cather
Willa Cather (1873-1947) was born in Virginia where for generations her ancestors farmed land. She became a teacher and journalist and is one of the greatest American writers of this century.
Books by Willa Cather
A Lost Lady (PB)
Death Comes for the Archbishop (PB)
My Antonia (PB)
The Professor's House (PB)
The Song of the Lark (PB)