Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Hamlin Garland  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: September 16, 1860 in West Salem, Wisconsin

Died: March 4, 1940 in Hollywood, California

-- Hamlin Garland on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Garland settled in Chicago at the time of the 1893 World's Fair.

Biographical and Professional Information

Hamlin Garland was a novelist, poet, essayist, and short story writer. Garland lived as a homesteader in the Dakotas and resided in Boston, Chicago, and New York City. In Chicago, he became a major figure in the artistic development known as the "Chicago Renaissance." He was a pioneer in American fictional realism. His book ''Rose of Dutcher's Coolly'' is about a girl from rural Wisconsin who pursues a career as a poet in Chicago. It is considered by some to be his best novel.


Name engraved on the frieze of the Illinois State Library alongside other great Illinois literary figures, 1990

Selected Titles At Your Library

A little Norsk and the spirit of Sweetwater
ISBN: 1437524931. OCLC Number: 813844700

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A member of the third house :
ISBN: 9781505361049. OCLC Number: 915832090

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A son of the middle border
ISBN: 9781411437395. OCLC Number: 828932028

Barnes & Noble Digital Library,. .

In this candid and moving autobiography considered a classic of realism acclaimed writer Hamlin Garland recounts his journey from a rural childhood of hardship on a series of Midwestern frontier farms to a life of study and work in Boston and his eventual sense of identity as the writer of the Midwest's beautiful yet harsh land.

A Spoil of Office A Story of the Modern West
ISBN: 3849522253. OCLC Number: 920950902

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Boy life on the prairie.
ISBN: 1171723636. OCLC Number: 944203622

Nabu Press,. .

Cavanagh, forest ranger
ISBN: 0548014183. OCLC Number: 176929566

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Cavanagh, forest ranger.
ISBN: 0403029856. OCLC Number: 820863

Scholarly Press,. .

Christmas in Iowa
ISBN: 0934582068. OCLC Number: 11413313

Midwest Heritage Pub. Co.,. .

From the Midwest's very first Christmases to the Christmases of the pioneers, to Christmases in this changing twentieth century ... assortment in poem, picture and story, all done by the best of Midwest writers and artists.

Companions on the trail.
ISBN: 5518439911. OCLC Number: 925449636

Book On Demand Ltd,. .

Crumbling idols.
ISBN: 1407718142. OCLC Number: 940459193

Hardpress Publishing,. .

Daughter of the Middle Border.
ISBN: 1306358515. OCLC Number: 868967860

Dover Publications,. .

Pulitzer Prize-winning sequel to A Son of the Middle Border continues the autobiographical theme of that book and deals with Garland's marriage and later career. A sensitive study of individuals, their relationships, and the colorful drama that made up their daily lives. Among the most perceptive regional works in American literature, this volume about the trials and challenges of pioneer life in mid-America will be of interest to history students and anyone fascinated by the 19th-century cultural scene.

Eagle's heart.
ISBN: 551844009X. OCLC Number: 927014662

Book On Demand Ltd,. .

Forty years of psychic research
ISBN: 0548077819. OCLC Number: 172974957

Kessinger Publishing, LLC. .

Forty years of psychic research;
ISBN: 0836952812. OCLC Number: 73563

Books for Libraries Press. .

Her mountain lover
ISBN: 0548400164. OCLC Number: 993989

Kessinger Publishing, LLC. .

Her mountain lover
ISBN: 0665742983. OCLC Number: 53673744

Copp, Clark,. .

ISBN: 9781411441224. OCLC Number: 828932997

Barnes & Noble Digital Library,. .

Hesper, from the Pulitzer Prize winning writer Hamlin Garland, is somewhat of a departure for the acclaimed author of novels and short stories about the hardships of life on a frontier farm. A western romance, Hesper looks at labor in Colorado, reflecting Garland's interest in social issues.

ISBN: 0403029511. OCLC Number: 2656223

Scholarly Press. .

Jason edwards.
ISBN: 1230204318. OCLC Number: 923391998

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Long trail :
ISBN: 1177376288. OCLC Number: 945040279

Nabu Press,. .

Main-travelled roads
ISBN: 9781434626004. OCLC Number: 880952572

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Main-travelled roads /
ISBN: 1437814719. OCLC Number: 277139580,. .

ISBN: 1364530686. OCLC Number: 986957661


Money Magic A Novel
ISBN: 3849522733. OCLC Number: 920953420

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Mystery of the buried crosses.
ISBN: 1908733748. OCLC Number: 926045747

White Crow Books,. .

Other main-travelled roads
ISBN: 1434661326. OCLC Number: 994330

Harper & Brothers. .

Prairie folks;
ISBN: 084228057X. OCLC Number: 415507

MSS Information Corp.. .

Prairie song and western story
ISBN: 9781417905744. OCLC Number: 771943270

[Kessinger Pub.],. .

Prairie songs :
ISBN: 1428631194. OCLC Number: 771945700

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Roadside meetings.
ISBN: 0403029821. OCLC Number: 2656322

Scholarly Press. .

Rose of dutcher's coolly.
ISBN: 1286236355. OCLC Number: 935955646

Nabu Press,. .

The book of the American Indian
ISBN: 0803271212. OCLC Number: 58456343

University of Nebraska Press,. .

A Hopi child is torn from his parents and sent off to boarding school; white settlers encroach on the Cheyenne reservation, and the Cheyenne vow to fight to the death rather than give up their land; Howling Wolf witnesses the brutal murder of his brother and, when he protests, is in turn brutalized; after Sitting Bull's triumph over Custer's forces, he vows to fight to the death rather than submit to the white invaders.

The captain of the Gray-horse troop
ISBN: 1434493407. OCLC Number: 85722

Forge Books. .

The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop
ISBN: 9781411442955. OCLC Number: 828934946

Barnes & Noble,. .

A literary success when it was published in 1902, Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop follows the trials of Captain George Curtis at the Indian Agency at Pine Ridge. In this engrossing novel, Hamlin creates a romantic adventure story about the unjust treatment of the American Indian by cattlemen, drawing on his experiences visiting American Indian reservations.

The Forester's Daughter :
ISBN: 0548184763. OCLC Number: 1076364238

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The Light of the Star A Novel
ISBN: 9783849517915. OCLC Number: 920957149

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The Rose of Dutcher's Coolly /
ISBN: 040302983X. OCLC Number: 30442583

Scholarly Press,. .

The Shadow World
ISBN: 9783849520311. OCLC Number: 920957235

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The Spirit of Sweetwater
ISBN: 9783849514471. OCLC Number: 920957697

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The trail of the goldseekers
ISBN: 0548400601. OCLC Number: 845760

The Macmillan Company. .

The Tyranny of the Dark
ISBN: 9783849523282. OCLC Number: 920957661

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They of the High Trails
ISBN: 9783849523657. OCLC Number: 920958000

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Ulysses s. grant, his life and character.
ISBN: 1177869888. OCLC Number: 944940072

Nabu Press,. .

Under the wheel :
ISBN: 129008131X. OCLC Number: 940475441

Hardpress Publishing,. .

Victor ollnee's discipline.
ISBN: 5518438699. OCLC Number: 927014651

Book On Demand Ltd,. .

ISBN: 3743312557. OCLC Number: 999407091


Witch's gold :
ISBN: 9781103090563. OCLC Number: 771943258

BiblioLife,. .