Iowa: A Literary Landscape


Electronic Works: A Bibliography

Here readers will find a listing of novels set in Iowa that are available online as electronic works. Individual entries provide publishing data where known, including the access or download location. Some works require a free registration for viewing, and others have an access fee. Click on the title to link to information about the work.


Blocklinger, Denise, and Karen K. Litscher. Prairie Hearts. [Dubuque, IA]: Awe-Struck E-Books, 2003.
NOTE: Available by online subscription from ContentReserve.com.
SETTING NOTE: Short story collection with Iowa settings

Butler, Ellis Parker. Kilo: Being the Love Story of Eliph Hewlitt, Book Agent. New York: McClure, 1907.
NOTE: First edition available online through FreeBookstoRead.com
NOTE: First edition also available online though Project Gutenberg (see main novel entry)
SETTING NOTE: Nineteen stories set in fictional Kilo, Iowa

Dailey, Janet. The Homeplace. New York: Ereads.com, 1999.
NOTE: Available by online subscription from ContentReserve.com.
SETTING NOTE: South of Early, Iowa at Dailey's grandfather's farm (Sac County)

Drexler, Sam, and Fay Shelby. Lost in Spillville. Dubuque, IA: Awe-Struck E-Books, 2003.
NOTE: Available by online subscription from ContentReserve.com.
NOTE: Young adults title (children's collection)
SETTING NOTE: Bily Clocks Museum in Spillville, Iowa (Winneshiek County)

Fitton, Robert P. 1939. The Fitton Chronicles: E-Books by Robert P. Fitton, 2000.
NOTE: Available for purchase from The Fitton Chronicles.
SETTING NOTE: Time traveler sent to 1939 Iowa farming town

Garlock, Dorothy. More Than Memory. New York: Warner Books, 2001.
NOTE: Available by online subscription from ContentReserve.com.
SETTING NOTE: Iowa-born Chicagoan returns to family farm in 1958

Hoover, Hadley. Unguarded Edge. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, 2004.
NOTE: Available for purchase from ebookmall.com.
SETTING NOTE: 1920s fictional Dutchville, Iowa

Hopper, Elaine. Double Dare. [Dubuque, IA]: Awe-Struck E-Books, 1999.
NOTE: Available by online subscription from ContentReserve.com.
SETTING NOTE: Romance set in northeastern Iowa

Kinsella, W.P. Shoeless Joe. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999.
*Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1982.
NOTE: Available from netLibrary by library subscription.
SETTING NOTE: Iowa farming community in 1980s; scenes in Iowa City (Johnson County)

Kinsella, W.P. Shoeless Joe. New York: Rosetta Books, 2002.
NOTE: Available by online subscription from ContentReserve.com
SETTING NOTE: Iowa farming community in 1980s; scenes in Iowa City (Johnson County)

Millhiser, Marlys. The Rampant Reaper. New York: St. Martin's Press: Minotaur Books, 2002.
*Toronto: Worldwide Library, 2003.
SETTING NOTE: Murder mystery in fictional Myrtle, Iowa
NOTE: Available for purchase from ebookmall.com.

Mossman, Dow. The Stones of Summer. New York: Barnes & Noble Digital, 2003.
NOTE: Available by online subscription from ContentReserve.com
SETTING NOTE: Iowa farm, 1945-1968 (Cedar Rapids area) [Linn County]

Murphy, Christine W. Through Iowa Glass. Hard Shell Word Factory: 1998.
NOTE: Available for purchase from Hard Shell Word Factory. Search title on their page.
SETTING NOTE: Modern-day, small Iowa town

Suckow, Ruth. The Folks. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 1992.
NOTE: Available from netLibrary by library subscription.
SETTING NOTE: Focus on small, Iowa town, early 1900s (Burr Oak, Iowa)

Waller, Robert James. The Bridges of Madison County. New York: Warner Books, 1992.
NOTE: Available by online subscription from ContentReserve.com.
SETTING NOTE: Madison County (Winterset area), August, 1965

Young Bear, Ray A. Black Eagle: The Facepaint Narratives. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 1992.
NOTE: Available from netLibrary by library subscription.
SETTING NOTE: Meskawki Tribal Settlement (Tama area) in 1950s (Tama County)

Iowa Literary Landscape

Editor's Forward

Preface

Introduction

Recent Project Additions

Adult Books A-F

Adult Books G-H

Adult Books I-R

Adult Books S-Z

Short Stories & Novellas

Children's Books

Young Adult Books

All Authors

All Titles

Iowa Towns

Iowa Counties

Iowa Regions

References

Appendix: Landscape Literature

Appendix: Poetry Sources

Appendix: Feature Films

Appendix: Electronic Works

Appendix: Audio Works

Appendix: Non-English Editions

Appendix: Iowa Folklore

Endnote


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last updated 26 June 2016