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This Precious Year
Borghild Dahl
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This Precious Year

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Borghild Dahl, who has won a host of devoted readers with Finding My Way, Karen, Minnetonka Summer and Under This Roof, has drawn upon her own experiences as a teacher in South Dakota during the early thirties -- those years of the drought and the Great Depression that seem so curiously remote in this era of continuing prosperity.

With a wealth of vivid detail, Miss Dahl de
Hardcover, 159 pages
Published June 1967 by E. P. Dutton & Co.
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This book is set in the open farm country of southeastern South Dakota and on the campus of Nidaros College, a fictionalized name for Augustana College. That's one point in favor already, since these are my old stomping grounds. Plus I'm always intrigued with the struggles and perseverance brought out in stories of the "'tween-the-wars" era. So Borghild Dahl had pretty much won me over before I cracked open this 10-cent find from a library discard sale. Yes, the flavor of the writing is dated. K ...more
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