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Hamlin Garland

Born: September 16, 1860 in West Salem, Wisconsin
Died: March 4, 1940 in Hollywood, California

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Garland settled in Chicago at the time of the 1893 World's Fair.

Biography: 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

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Hamlin Garland on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

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

BiblioBazaar, [Place of publication not identified] : ©2008.

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

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

Barnes & Noble Digital Library, New York, NY : 2011.

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: 920950902

tredition Hamburg 2013

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

Nabu Press, [Place of publication not identified] : 2010.

Cavanagh, forest ranger
ISBN: 0548014183 OCLC: 176929566

Harper 1910

  Cavanagh, forest ranger.
ISBN: 0403029856 OCLC: 820863

Scholarly Press, St. Clair Shores, Mich., 1974 [©1910]

Christmas in Iowa
ISBN: 0934582068 OCLC: 11413313

Midwest Heritage Pub. Co., Iowa City, Iowa : ©1984.

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: 925449636

Book On Demand Ltd, [Place of publication not identified] : 2013.

  Crumbling idols.
ISBN: 1407718142 OCLC: 940459193

Hardpress Publishing, [Place of publication not identified] : 2012.

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

Dover Publications, 2013.

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: 927014662

Book On Demand Ltd, [Place of publication not identified] : 2013.

Forty years of psychic research
ISBN: 0548077819 OCLC: 172974957

Kessinger Publishing, LLC 1936

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

Books for Libraries Press Freeport, N.Y., [1970]

  Her mountain lover
ISBN: 0665742983 OCLC: 53673744

Copp, Clark, Toronto : 1901.

Her mountain lover
ISBN: 0548400164 OCLC: 993989

Kessinger Publishing, LLC 1901

ISBN: 9781411441224 OCLC: 828932997

Barnes & Noble Digital Library, New York, NY : 2011.

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: 2656223

Scholarly Press St. Clair Shores, Mich., 1974.

Jason edwards.
ISBN: 1230204318 OCLC: 923391998

Theclassics Us, [Place of publication not identified] : 2013.

  Long trail :
ISBN: 1177376288 OCLC: 945040279

Nabu Press, [Place of publication not identified] : 2010.

Main-travelled roads
ISBN: 9781434626004 OCLC: 880952572

BiblioBazaar, Charleston, SC : ©2007.

  Main-travelled roads /
ISBN: 1437814719 OCLC: 277139580, Boston, Mass. : 2008.

ISBN: 1364530686 OCLC: 986957661

BLURB, [Place of publication not identified], 2017.

  Money Magic A Novel
ISBN: 3849522733 OCLC: 920953420

tredition Hamburg 2013

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

White Crow Books, [Place of publication not identified] : 2013.

Other main-travelled roads
ISBN: 1434661326 OCLC: 994330

Harper & Brothers 1910

  Prairie folks;
ISBN: 084228057X OCLC: 415507

MSS Information Corp. New York, [1972]

Prairie song and western story
ISBN: 9781417905744 OCLC: 771943270

[Kessinger Pub.], [United States] : [2005?]

Prairie songs :
ISBN: 1428631194 OCLC: 771945700

[Kessinger Pub.], [United States] : [2006?]

  Roadside meetings.
ISBN: 0403029821 OCLC: 2656322

Scholarly Press St. Clair Shores, Mich., [1974, ©1930]

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

Nabu Press, [Place of publication not identified] : 2012.

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

University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, Neb. : 2005.

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: 9781411442955 OCLC: 828934946

Barnes & Noble, New York : 2011.

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

Forge Books 1902

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

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

tredition Hamburg 2013

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

Scholarly Press, St. Clair Shores, Mich. : 1974, ©1899.

  The Shadow World
ISBN: 9783849520311 OCLC: 920957235

tredition Hamburg 2013

  The Spirit of Sweetwater
ISBN: 9783849514471 OCLC: 920957697

tredition Hamburg 2013

The trail of the goldseekers
ISBN: 0548400601 OCLC: 845760

The Macmillan Company 1899

  The Tyranny of the Dark
ISBN: 9783849523282 OCLC: 920957661

tredition Hamburg 2013

  They of the High Trails
ISBN: 9783849523657 OCLC: 920958000

tredition Hamburg 2013

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

Nabu Press, [Place of publication not identified] : 2010.

  Under the wheel :
ISBN: 129008131X OCLC: 940475441

Hardpress Publishing, [Place of publication not identified] : 2012.

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

Book On Demand Ltd, [Place of publication not identified] : 2013.

ISBN: 3743312557 OCLC: 999407091

HANSEBOOKS, [Place of publication not identified], 2016.

Witch's gold :
ISBN: 9781103090563 OCLC: 771943258

BiblioLife, Charleston, SC : [2009?]