Seduced by the government's offer of 320 acres per homesteader, Americans and Europeans rushed to Montana and the Dakotas to fulfill their own American dream in the first decade of this century. Raban's stunning evocation of the harrowing, desperate reality behind the homesteader's dream strips away the myth--while preserving the romance--that has shrouded our understanding of our own heartland.
Light foxing to the top of the page block and some bruising to top and bottom of spine. In a good unclipped dust jacket, with brusing to top and bottom of spine and a crease running the length of the jacket near the front flap fold.
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