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READ ✓ Prairie Folks ☆ A collection of stories which illustrate the influence of Henry George's Single Tax Movement on Garland's workExcerpt Nearly all the stories in this volume were written at the same time and under the same impulse as those which compose its companion volume Main Travelled Roads and the entire series was the result of a summer vacatioEd from other volumes which now go out of print the reader will find all of the short stories which came from my pen between 1887 and 1889 It remains to say that though conditions have changed somewhat since that time yet for the hired man and the renter farm life in the West is still a stern round of drudgery My pages present it not as the summer boarder or the young lady novelist sees it but as the working farmer endures it.

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N Wisconsin This happened in 1887 I was living at the time in Boston and had not seen the West for several years and my return to the scenes of my boyhood started me upon a series of stories delineative of farm and village life as I knew it and had lived it I wrote busily during the two years that followed and in this revised definitive edition of Main Travelled Roads and its companion volume Other Main Travelled Roads compil.

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Prairie FolksA collection of stories which illustrate the influence of Henry George's Single Tax Movement on Garland's workExcerpt Nearly all the stories in this volume were written at the same time and under the same impulse as those which compose its companion volume Main Travelled Roads and the entire series was the result of a summer vacation visit to my old home in Iowa to my father's farm in Dakota and last of all to my birthplace i.