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Frederick Philip Grove


Frederick Philip Grove, born in West Prussia, began his career as a poet and translator into German. After emigrating from Germany to the United States, he moved again to Manitoba, where he worked as a teacher and wrote Settlers of the Marsh, his first novel in English.

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Over Prairie Trails
Written by Frederick Philip Grove
Afterword by Patrick Lane

Trade Paperback | 184 pages | New Canadian Library | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-0-7710-9395-1 (0-7710-9395-0)

August 3, 2010 | $19.95

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Over Prairie Trails
Written by Frederick Philip Grove, Afterword by Patrick Lane

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771093951
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Over Prairie Trails recalls Grove’s solitary and often perilous journeys by horse and wagon over 30-odd miles of Manitoba countryside that separated him and his wife during a year of hardship. Grove brings before the reader’s eye a landscape by turns magical and menacing, whose ever-changing moods demand of the traveller...

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Over Prairie Trails
Written by Frederick Philip Grove
Afterword by Patrick Lane

eBook | pages | New Canadian Library | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-0-7710-9396-8 (0-7710-9396-9)

August 3, 2010 | $8.99

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Over Prairie Trails
Written by Frederick Philip Grove, Afterword by Patrick Lane

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771093968
Our Price: $8.99


Over Prairie Trails recalls Grove’s solitary and often perilous journeys by horse and wagon over 30-odd miles of Manitoba countryside that separated him and his wife during a year of hardship. Grove brings before the reader’s eye a landscape by turns magical and menacing, whose ever-changing moods demand of the traveller...

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Settlers of the Marsh
Written by Frederick Philip Grove
Afterword by Kristjana Gunnars

eBook | pages | New Canadian Library | Fiction
978-1-55199-214-3 (1-55199-214-0)

February 24, 2009 | $13.99

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Settlers of the Marsh
Written by Frederick Philip Grove, Afterword by Kristjana Gunnars

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551992143
Our Price: $13.99


Settlers of the Marsh was first published in 1925, after a struggle by the author to persuade publishers that his first novel would meet public acceptance. Some critics immediately condemned this hypnotic story of the loss of innocence on the Manitoba frontier, calling it “obscene” and “indecent.” Churches issued warnings to...

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Fruits of the Earth
Written by Frederick Philip Grove
Afterword by Rudy Wiebe

eBook | 400 pages | New Canadian Library | Fiction; Fiction - Classics
978-0-7710-3644-6 (0-7710-3644-2)

January 13, 2009 | $17.99

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Fruits of the Earth
Written by Frederick Philip Grove, Afterword by Rudy Wiebe

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771036446
Our Price: $17.99


First published in 1933, Fruits of the Earth has come to be regarded as a landmark in Canadian fiction, an unparalleled depiction of the ordeals endured by the early pioneers of the western prairies. In his portrait of Abe Spalding, Frederick Philip Grove captures the essence of the pioneering spirit: its...

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Settlers of the Marsh
Written by Frederick Philip Grove
Afterword by Kristjana Gunnars

Trade Paperback | 304 pages | New Canadian Library | Fiction
978-0-7710-9339-5 (0-7710-9339-X)

February 26, 2008 | $19.95

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Settlers of the Marsh
Written by Frederick Philip Grove, Afterword by Kristjana Gunnars

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771093395
Our Price: $19.95
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Settlers of the Marsh was first published in 1925, after a struggle by the author to persuade publishers that his first novel would meet public acceptance. Some critics immediately condemned this hypnotic story of the loss of innocence on the Manitoba frontier, calling it “obscene” and “indecent.” Churches issued warnings to...

Also available as an eBook.

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Fruits of the Earth
Written by Frederick Philip Grove
Afterword by Rudy Wiebe

Trade Paperback | 408 pages | New Canadian Library | Fiction; Fiction - Classics
978-0-7710-3645-3 (0-7710-3645-0)

January 29, 2008 | $22.95

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Fruits of the Earth
Written by Frederick Philip Grove, Afterword by Rudy Wiebe

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771036453
Our Price: $22.95
   Quantity: 1 


First published in 1933, Fruits of the Earth has come to be regarded as a landmark in Canadian fiction, an unparalleled depiction of the ordeals endured by the early pioneers of the western prairies. In his portrait of Abe Spalding, Frederick Philip Grove captures the essence of the pioneering spirit: its...

Also available as an eBook.

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Over Prairie Trails
Written by Frederick Philip Grove
Afterword by Patrick Lane

Paperback | 168 pages | New Canadian Library | Fiction - Literary; Fiction
978-0-7710-9964-9 (0-7710-9964-9)

June 1, 1991 | $9.95

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Over Prairie Trails
Written by Frederick Philip Grove, Afterword by Patrick Lane

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780771099649
Our Price: $9.95
   Quantity: 1 


Over Prairie Trails recalls Grove’s solitary and often perilous journeys by horse and wagon over 30-odd miles of Manitoba countryside that separated him and his wife during a year of hardship. Grove brings before the reader’s eye a landscape by turns magical and menacing, whose ever-changing moods demand of the traveller...

Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.