The Conquest: The Story Of A Negro Pioneer...

9781276924665: The Conquest: The Story Of A Negro Pioneer...
View all copies of this ISBN edition:

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections
such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact,
or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections,
have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works
worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification:

The Conquest: The Story Of A Negro Pioneer

Oscar Micheaux


The Woodruff Press, 1913

African American pioneers; Frontier and pioneer life; South Dakota

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

The novel portrays the aspirations and struggles of a black homesteader named Oscar Devereaux. Born on a small farm near Cairo, Illinois, one of thirteen children, Devereaux leaves home to work in the Chicago stockyards and finally graduates to the job of porter in a Pullman railway car. He is persoable, industrious, and frugal with a purpose. After saving $2,500, Devereaux goes to South Dakota and buys land. His object is not speculation for quick profit but the cultivation of property he can call his own. He plows and sows and sweats, and by the age of twenty-five has reaped an estate worth $20,000. Success is sweet, self-respect is sweeter. But if the calamities he is exposed to as a homesteader are severe, so are those brought on by marriage to the passive daughter of a dominating preacher.

About the Author:

Rarely reprinted and never before in paperback, The Conquest is introduced by Learthen Dorsey, a professor of history at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Also available in a Bison Book edition is Oscar Micheaux’s 1917 novel The Homesteader.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

(No Available Copies)

Search Books:

Create a Want

If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added. If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you!

Create a Want

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781330667576: The Conquest: The Story of a Negro Pioneer (Classic Reprint)

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1330667573 ISBN 13:  9781330667576
Publisher: Forgotten Books, 2017

9780803282094: The Conquest: The Story of a Negro Pioneer (Bison Book)

Univer..., 1994

9781541102743: The Conquest: The Story of a Negro Pioneer

Create..., 2016

9781297786938: The Conquest;

Andesi..., 2015

9780743460583: The Conquest: The Story of a Negro Pioneer: The Givens Collection

Washin..., 2003