1929. Peder Victorious is one of the novels in Rolvaag's famous trilogy, which also includes Giants in the Earth and Their Father's God. They are considered to be the fullest, finest, and most powerful works to have been written about pioneer life in America. This epic tale tells the story of Per Hansa as he moves his family from a fishing village in Norway to the plains of the Dakota Territory in the last part of the 19th century. The book chronicles the Norwegian pioneer family's struggles with the land and the elements of the Dakota Territory as they try to make a new life in America. Contents: The Song of Life's Dismay; The Mill of the Gods; The Eyes That Did Not See; and The Song of the Shulamite. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.