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Johan Bojer was a popular Norwegian novelist and dramatist who often wrote of the lives of the poor farmers and fishermen of Trøndelag, the region around the Trondheimsfjord which includes Stadsbygd and Rissa. Bojer's novels provide valuable information about the life there in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. If you're ancestors are from Trøndelag and want to know about the lives of your grandparents, read The Emigrants, The Last of the Vikings, The Great Hunger, The Everlasting Struggle, and others.