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Immigrant idealist

a literary biography of Waldemar Ager, Norwegian American

by Einar Ingvald Haugen

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Norwegian-American Historical Association in Northfield, Minn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wisconsin
    • Subjects:
    • Ager, Waldemar, 1869-1941.,
    • Authors, Norwegian -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Norwegian-Americans -- Wisconsin -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 170-175).

      Statementby Einar Haugen.
      SeriesAuthors series ;, v. 7, Authors series (Norwegian-American Historical Association) ;, v. 7.
      ContributionsNorwegian-American Historical Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT9150.A4 Z69 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 183 p. :
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1807171M
      ISBN 100877320772
      LC Control Number89214828

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