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Sweet promised land

by Robert Laxalt

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Published by University of Nevada Press in Reno .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Laxalt, Dominique.,
    • Laxalt, Robert, 1923- -- Family.,
    • Laxalt, Dominique.,
    • Basque Americans -- Biography.,
    • Basques -- United States.

    • About the Edition

      The account a son writes of his father, an old Basque sheepherder who lived and worked in the American West for most of his life, who, in fulfilling his dream of returning to the Pyrenees, came to a new realization of what America meant to him.

      Edition Notes

      Reprint. Originally published: New York : Harper, c1957.

      Statementby Robert Laxalt ; illustration by George Carlson ; foreword by William A. Douglass.
      SeriesBasque series
      ContributionsCarlson, George, 1940- ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.B15 L3 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 176 p. :
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2719840M
      ISBN 100874171148, 0874171180
      LC Control Number86013204

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      Promised Land is an LGBTQ themed children's book written by Adam Reynolds & Chaz Harris and Illustrated by Christine Luiten & Bo Moore. Sweet Promised Land By Patricia Edwards - FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

      Praise for Promised Land: "Promised Land is a book about coming home. Of becoming settled in your spirit and your relationships. With layers of intensity, thanks to international intrigue, moments of legal wrangling, and pages of sweet relationships, this book is rich and complex. A wonderful read." (Cara Putman, author of Flight Risk). Sweet Promised Land was first published in by Harper & Row During 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 publication, western literature scholar Ann 5/5(1).


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Paul Laxalt gave out many signed copies of this book in an effective effort to show the dignity of his immigrant family. Many of these have made their way to Amazon. My signed copies were in the regular section of Amazon Sellers, not in the collectible section.

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Sweet Promised Land is the story of that trip, told by his son Robert, who accompanied him to the pastoral mountain village of Tardets in France. Dominique came home victorious, the adventurer who had conquered the unknown and found his fortune in the New World. Robert Laxalt () is best known for his book Sweet Promised Land (), a moving story about accompanying his father on a trip to his natal Basque country.

It concludes with his father's realization that he had become an American, and is considered a classic in the literature on the immigrant experience in America. Sweet Promised Land is the story of that trip, told by his son Robert, who accompanied him to the pastoral mountain village of Tardets in France.

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Aside from Mark Twain’s Roughing It, Robert Laxalt’s, Sweet Promised Land (, ) is the most perceptively written depiction of Nevada before the Nevada Test Site, and Las Vegas defined the state differently. While Mark Twain wrote his memoir about frontier Nevada in its heyday.

Get this from a library. Sweet promised land. [Robert Laxalt; Ann Ronald] -- The account a son writes of his father, an old Basque sheepherder who lived and worked in the American West for most of his life, who, in fulfilling his dream of returning to the Pyrenees, came to a.

Sweet Promised Land is the story of that trip, told by his son Robert, who accompanied him to the pastoral mountain village of Tardets in France. Dominique came home victorious, the adventurer who had conquered the unknown and found his fortune in the New World/5(27).

Sweet Promised Land 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews. Alinevada on LibraryThing: More than 1 year ago: This book is an absolute gem. The Laxalt family became a prominent and well know family in Nevada. Paul Laxalt becoming the governer and a senator for the state of Nevada.

Robert Laxalt became a celebrated author whose funeral at the 5/5(1). Sweet promised land by Robert Laxalt; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Family, Basques, Basque Americans, Biography; Places: United States; People. Sweet Promised Land is the story of that trip, told by his son Robert, who accompanied him to the pastoral mountain village of Tardets in France.

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