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eBook Aristocrat of the West, The Story of Harold Schafer ePub

by Larry Woiwode

  • ISBN: 0911042520
  • Subcategory: Biography
  • Author: Larry Woiwode
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: North Dakota Inst for; First Edition edition (June 16, 2000)
  • Pages: 390
  • ePub book: 1942 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1950 kb
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  • Rating: 4.3
  • Votes: 539

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Larry Woiwode tells the incredible story of Harold Schafer. From Chapter 1: On February 8, 1919, on a farm five miles west of Stanton, North Dakota, hardly a stone's throw from the Knife River, a seven-year-old named Harold Schafer burned down his parents' house.

Larry Woiwode tells the incredible story of Harold Schafer. Everybody present said the fire wasn't his fault, but years later Harold suspected that something in his character was the cause.

Larry Woiwode was designated Poet Laureate of North Dakota by the Legislative Assembly in 1995. He served as Writer in Residence at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1973-74; and from 1983-88 was a tenured professor at the State University of New York, Binghamton, and director of its Creative Writing Program.

Woiwode has published a dozen books in a variety of genres, six of which have been named notable books of the year by the New York Times Book . Aristocrat of the West: The Story of Harold Schafer (nonfiction, 2000).

He is currently Writer in Residence at the University of Jamestown in Jamestown, North Dakota. Silent Passengers: Stories (stories, 1993). Indian Affairs (novel, 1992). Neumiller Stories (stories, 1989).

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Larry Woiwode tells the incredible story of Harold Schafer, businessman,. Aristocrat of the West : Biography of Harold Schafer.

Larry Alfred Woiwode (born October 30, 1941) is an American writer who lives in North Dakota, where he has been the state's Poet Laureate since 1995.

Larry Alfred Woiwode (born October 30, 1941) is an American poet, prose writer, and academic. Aristocrat of the West: The story of Harold Schafer. Woiwode was born in Carrington, North Dakota. Fargo, ND: Institute for Regional Studies, North Dakota State University, 2001. What I Think I Did: A season of survival in two acts (memoir). New York: Basic Books, 2000. A Step from Death: A memoir. Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, 2008.

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Larry Alfred Woiwode was born in Carrington, North Dakota, on October 30, 1941, and spent his early years in. .Aristocrat of the West: The Story of Harold Schafer (2000) is a biography of Woiwode’s North Dakota hero

Larry Alfred Woiwode was born in Carrington, North Dakota, on October 30, 1941, and spent his early years in nearby Sykeston, a predominantly German settlement amid the rugged, often forbidding north-midwestern terrain. No doubt the beauty as well as the stark loneliness of this landscape heightened the author’s appreciation for the effect of nature upon individual character. Aristocrat of the West: The Story of Harold Schafer (2000) is a biography of Woiwode’s North Dakota hero. What I Think I Did: A Season of Survival in Two Acts (2000) is the first of a planned three-part autobiography.

One of America's great storytellers writes about one of America's great entrepreneurs. Larry Woiwode tells the incredible story of Harold Schafer, businessman, preservationist and philanthropist.

Comments

heart of sky heart of sky
A good read
Burking Burking
An excellent read of an extraordinary North Dakotan! I was privileged to have met him and his wife Sheila 25 years ago. They were so generous and encouraging that I have not forgotten our meeting.
Zehaffy Zehaffy
The life story of Harold Schafer identifies the secret to success in America.....Hard Work! Very inspiring, chapter after chapter.