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Old Jules

Mari Sandoz

Old Jules

by Mari Sandoz

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Published in Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, 1962 [i.e. 1964] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frontier and pioneer life

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesA Bison book, BB100
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 424 p. illus., map. ;
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26543688M

    In the book Old Jules, Sandoz presents a biographical account of her immigrant/pioneer father, Jules Ami Sandoz. By presenting the information in chronological order, Sandoz guides the reader through her father's arrival on the western frontier, emergence as an early community builder and agricultural expert, and role in establishing the /5(56). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Old Jules by Mari Sandoz; 13 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life, Biography, Pioneers, Social life and customs, Nebraska, Family, Fathers; Places: Nebraska, Sandhills (Neb.), Sandhills; People: Jules.

    Blue Ribbon Bks, Old Jules by Sandoz, Mari Blue Ribbon books, Hardback in good condition, NO dust jacket. Text is clean and unmarked, binding tight, some tanning of pages due to age. Cloth cover is clean. This is a classic story of live on the American frontier that was at the time western Nebraska. The author Read more. Buy Old Jules by Mari Sandoz online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1).

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Old Jules is a fascinating look at life on the northern Great Plains and provides a great counter to the sanitized versions of America's frontier, for those of us that learned about it through media like "Little House on the Prairie" and "Bonanza" style depictions/5(65).

Old Jules is a biography of an American pioneer, written by his daughter Mari and published in Mari Sandoz is an extraordinary figure in American letters and this, her first book, is a /5.

After years of painstaking research Mari wrote and re-wrote 'Old Jules'. She was just about living on thin air when she submitted the fourteenth version for the Atlantic Monthly’s Old Jules book prize in April The telegram that changed her life for good arrived in June, the book was published and met with huge critical approval.

Furthermore, I did not care for the typecast (font) of this book (paperback edition). No, what was interesting about this book was Mari Sandoz's writing style and how she so justly depicted the life and times of its characters. It is an adventure story of a man, Old Jules (the author's father) who immigrates to Nebraska in the late s.5/5(5).

Old Jules is a fascinating look at life on the northern Great Plains and provides a great counter to the sanitized versions of America's frontier, for those of us that learned about it through media like "Little House on the Prairie" and "Bonanza" style depictions/5(71).

About the Book First published inOld Jules is unquestionably Mari Sandoz’s masterpiece. This portrait of her pioneer father grew out of “the silent hours of listening behind the stove or the wood box, when it was assumed, of course, that I was asleep in bed.

I spotted this book in a bookstore in St Louis forty years ago, and despite having no connection to the subject or geographical area, was drawn to it like a magnet.

Maybe it was the burning eyes of Old Jules in the cover photograph. I was spellbound, and soon Old Jules book it.5/5(2). Many Nebraskans know well the story of the Swiss medical student turned Western Nebraska frontier settler, immortalized to the literary world in his daughter’s biography of his life, Old Jules.

The better part of the + page chronicle is devoted to Sandoz’s time in Western Nebraska, but barley a paragraph of Mari’s famous book deals. Old Jules is a biography of an American pioneer, written by his daughter Mari and published in Mari Sandoz is an extraordinary figure in American letters and this, her first book, is a great book.

I want to say it is one of the greatest books written about the American west, but I haven’t read that many so I won’t make the claim. Old Jules Country;: A Selection From Old Jules And Thirty Years Of Writing Since The Book Was Published Sandoz, Mari Published by Hastings House, New York, New York, U.

Her biography of her father, "Old Jules," made her suddenly famous in when she was nearly 40 years old. Sandoz knew the frontier from firsthand experience, and although her tyrranical father prevented her from earning Nebraska's best known writers pulled up stakes and headed elsewhere -- Willa Cather to Greenwich Village and Wright Morris /5.

Of ""Old Jules"" his eldest son said: ""I was surprised when I got up on the Flats. Even people who don't have much use for Dada think he's a big man, -- crazy maybe, but big."" And so he emerges, from his daughter's dispassionate picture -- a man who was a symbol of the untutored, earthy, powerful, cruel, relentless West of which he was part.

Old Jules Country is made up of the region that Sandoz has written about most frequently--the High Plains of the Dakotas, Montana, Nebraska, and Wyoming--the Black Hills, the Bad Lands, the sandhills, and the great rivers: the Missouri, the Platte, and the Yellowstone."--publisher 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

0 members have read this book First published inOld Jules is unquestionably Mari Sandoz's masterpiece. This portrait of her pioneer father grew out of?the silent hours of listening behind the stove or the wood box, when it was assumed, of course, that I was asleep in bed.

First published inOld Jules is unquestionably Mari Sandoz's masterpiece. The great virtue of Miss Sandoz's book is that you can see it happening. There is a good deal of America in Old Jules. It is, heaven knows, an enthralling story. But it. “It is a magnificent job.

The great virtue of Miss Sandoz’s book is that you can see it happening. There is a good deal of America in Old Jules. It is, heaven knows, an enthralling story. But it is more than that, and much deeper.

It is an experience in citizenship.”—Saturday Review of Literature. Saturday Review of LiteratureBrand: UNP - Bison Books. Old Jules (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Old Jules. Author.

Sandoz, Mari & Hasselstrom, Linda M. Publisher. Bison Books. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization.

Ancient History. Print book: State or province government publication: English: Bison books ed: Summary: First published inOld Jules is unquestionably Mari Sandoz's masterpiece.

This portrait of her pioneer father grew out of ""the silent hours of listening behind the stove or the wood box. This book, Old Jules, was completed inbut was rejected by the publisher to whom she sent it.

The book was rewritten and then resubmitted on several occasions, and each time was rejected until Marchwhen it won the prize for nonfiction in an Atlantic Monthly contest. Publication brought critical acclaim, and paved the way for future.

Old Jules Country is made up of the region that Sandoz has written about most frequently—the High Plains of the Dakotas, Montana, Nebraska, and Wyoming—the Black Hills, the Bad Lands, the sandhills, and the great rivers: the Missouri, the Platte, and the : UNP - Nebraska Paperback.

Used - As New. As NEW book, AS NEW unclipped jacket, First Print9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 clean tight unmarked pages, eight full pages of b/w photos, book has black boards with black spine, stamped white lettering on the spine, jacket has a b/w photo of "Old Jules" on the front with black, white and yellow lettering on the jacket front /5().A series of events this week will look at the origins of Mari Sandoz's "Old Jules," the dark, gritty biography of her father, which became the Nebraska author's breakthrough work.Follow the Old Jules Trail inspired by Mari Sandoz 'Old Jules - Portrait of a Pioneer', in the Sandhills of Nebraska, near Chadron, Gordon, Rushville, Merriman, Alliance and Hyannis.