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Sweet Promised Land (Basque)

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Published by University of Nevada Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Immigration & emigration,
  • Fiction,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Ethnic Cultures - General,
  • Farmers & Ranchers,
  • Literary

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAnn Ronald (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8381782M
    ISBN 100874177057
    ISBN 109780874177053


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Story of Basque immigrant Dominique Laxalt's return to France from America. Sweet Promised Land was first published in by Harper & Row Sweet Promised Land book the past fifty years, the book has become a classic in Western American literature, still beloved by the Basque-American community and widely used in undergraduate celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the book's Cited by: 5.

Paul Laxalt gave out many signed copies of this book in an effective effort to show the dignity of his immigrant family.

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Dominique came home victorious, the adventurer who had conquered the unknown and found his fortune in the New World. During the past fifty years, this book has become a classic in Western American 4/5(2). Robert Laxalt, Sweet Promised Land (University of Nevada Press,) "My father was a sheepherder, and his home was the hills." With this sentence, Robert Laxalt, one of America's most accomplished prose writers, opens the book that launched his own career as a writer and influenced a generation of immigrant writers in North America.

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