Author:Fitinghoff, Laura (translated from the Swedish by Siri Andrews)

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Children of the Moor

By: Fitinghoff, Laura (translated from the Swedish by Siri Andrews)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston/New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: (c.1927)

Edition: 1st (U.S.) edition

Seller ID: 15088

Condition: Good


(no dust jacket) [moderately worn copy, fading/soiling to spine cloth, bottom corners bumped, some soiling to page edges]. (color frontispiece, 3 B&W plates) Children's novel noted for the realism of its historical background, the Swedish famine of the 1860s; originally published in 1907 as "Barnen från Frostmofjället." Its genesis is explained in the introduction by Clara Whitehill Hunt: "The author...grew up in a large and wealthy parsonage in Ångermanland, Sweden. She was one of five children in a home 'where music and spiritual nourishment were given the children just as n... View more info