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Bad Land

Bad Land

by Jonathan Raban

Publisher Picador

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  • Hardcover


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About the book

Seduced by the government's offer of 320 acres per homesteader, Americans and Europeans rushed to Montana and the Dakotas to fulfill their own American dream in the first decade of this century. Raban's stunning evocation of the harrowing, desperate reality behind the homesteader's dream strips away the myth--while preserving the romance--that has shrouded our understanding of our own heartland.

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About the Author

Jonathan Raban

Jonathan Raban is a British travel writer, critic, and novelist. He has received several awards, such as the National Book Critics Circle Award, The Royal Society of Literature's Heinemann Award, the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award, the PEN West Creative Nonfiction Award, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award, and a 1997 Washington state Governor's Writer's Award.

Since 1990, he has lived with his daughter in Seattle. In 2003, his novel Waxwings, was long listed for the Man Booker Prize.

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    All of our books that have a dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.

  • Book Condition & Notes

    Light foxing to the top of the page block and some bruising to top and bottom of spine. In a good unclipped dust jacket, with brusing to top and bottom of spine and a crease running the length of the jacket near the front flap fold.

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