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➝ [Epub] ❦ Old Jules By Mari Sandoz ➧ – Tushna-hram.ru First published in 1935 Old Jules is unuestionably Mari Sandoz’s masterpiece This portrait of her pioneer father grew out of “the silent hours of listening behind the stove or the wood box when itEpub Old Jules By Mari Sandoz Tushna hramru First published in 1935 Old Jules is unuestionably Mari Sandoz’s masterpiece This portrait of her pioneer father grew out of “the silent hours of listening behind the stove or the wood box when it First published in Old Jules

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Is unuestionably Mari Sandoz’s masterpiece This portrait of her pioneer father grew out of “the silent hours of listening behind the stove or the wood box when it was assumed of course that I was asleep in bed So it was that I heard the accounts of the hunts” Sandoz recalls Of the fights with the cattleme

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Old JulesN and the sheepmen of the tragic scarcity of women when a man had to ‘marry anything that got off the train’ of the droughts the storms the wind and isolation But the most impressive stories were those told me by Old Jules himself” This Bison books edition includes a new introduction by Linda M Hasselstro

Old Jules reader õ Paperback ´ tushnahram Mari Susette Sandoz May – March was a novelist biographer lecturer and teacher She was one of Nebraska's foremost writers and wrote extensively about pioneer life and the Plains Indians.

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  • Rachelfm

    Old Jules reader õ Paperback ´ tushnahram Old JulesLittle House on the Prairie this ain't It's an excellent way to shatter any illusions that pioneer life was one big locavore barnraising festooned with handworked finery and old fashioned virtue Mari Sandoz methodically researched and was able to provide lots of primary sources


  • Jon Frankel

    Old Jules reader õ Paperback ´ tushnahram Old JulesOld Jules is a biography of an American pioneer written by his daughter Mari and published in 1937 Mari Sandoz is an extraordinary figure in American letters and this her first book is a great book I want to say it is one of the greatest books written about the American west but I haven’t read that many so I won’t make the claim I will say it is one of the greatest books I’ve read about a place“At the potash towns the old plants loomed gaunt fire stripped the boilers and pipings red rusted the large chimneys tumbled down to piles of brick The tar paper shacks were gone the towns dead On all sides the hills pushed in”The place is the Sand Hills of Nebraska and the time is from the 1880 1928 the year in whic


  • E.

    Old Jules reader õ Paperback ´ tushnahram Old JulesThe book begins in 1884 when Jules Sandoz is 22 He is a recently arrived immigrant from Switzerland a bright educated young man who wants to move to the American frontier and build up the country He hopes his Swiss sweetheart Rosalie will join himSome minor spoilers belowIn this masterful account of her father's life Mari Sandoz records the next fifty years of life in the panhandle of Nebraska in the far northwest of the state in the sandhills the high country the area in close proximity to the Indian wars that were closing as Old Jules arrives he is an eyewitness to the Wounded Knee massacare site the next day when it was still strewn with the bodies of Native women and children As you can imagine the life is exceedingly difficult and we read of many settlers who couldn't take it left went insane committed suicide Jules is constantly luring set


  • Jean Carlton

    Old Jules reader õ Paperback ´ tushnahram Old JulesThe story of Jules told by his oldest daughter is described in NYT review as a realistic and rare biography leaving the reader feeling he has 'read the history of all pioneering I sincerely hope not Though Jules made many positive contributions to the early settlement of Nebraska he was than a disagreeable person; physical violence with his wife and six little children was his right he thought I found him disgusting He was esteemed for his skills but hated by those who knew him I do not believe that he portrays the average early settler His daughter seems to be defending a father who was emotionally and physically cruel as do many abused childrenThis uote gives pause f


  • Marc Gerstein

    Old Jules reader õ Paperback ´ tushnahram Old Jules“Old Jules” is a biography of Jules Sandoz written by his oldest daughter Mari who so it seems is a premier chronicler of the history of Nebraska and to a large degree Middle America in general I did not think the writing per se was good this happened then this happened then this happened and on and on incident after incident interspersed with lengthy scene descriptions at the start of several chapters mainly earl in the book but little if any context or reflection Based on the writing I’d have given it one star But the subject in general and the “protagonist” in particular are so powerful enou


  • Deacon Tom F

    Old Jules reader õ Paperback ´ tushnahram Old JulesNice story of settling Nebraska


  • ShirleyS

    Old Jules reader õ Paperback ´ tushnahram Old JulesNot exactly Little House on the Prairie


  • Dana Tuss

    Old Jules reader õ Paperback ´ tushnahram Old JulesGreat imagery and of course characters So Depressing at times I can’t really say I “enjoyed” it but it’s uite a tale I thought I had read it many years ago but it didn’t seem at all familiar


  • Marie Carmean

    Old Jules reader õ Paperback ´ tushnahram Old JulesThis classic a testament to the men and women who settled the west is amazing in so many ways It had a slow start and I thought it was a little dry at first But then I became entwined in the lives of the characters and was carried along on the waves of this wond


  • Jeffrey

    Old Jules reader õ Paperback ´ tushnahram Old JulesOld Jules was a mean son of a bitch He wasn't much of a husband or father He ended up having four wives He treated his wives barely better than he treated his stock His idea of a wife was a worker meant to breed other workers Despite his failings he was a tough hombre He was an excellent marksman gunsmith and hunter He was a friend to the defeated Sioux He had a knack for growing fruit trees in the terribly dry and rough region of the Nebraska Sand hills He had