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Against My Dreams

An Immigrant's Story

Against My Dreams( )
Author: Strever, Linda
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Linda Strever
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.00
Book Description:

These engaging narrative poems are written in the voice of the author¿s grandmother, Gunnhild Olavsdatter Breland, daughter of a man who refuses to believe the earth is round. Born in 1894 in a tiny farm district in the mountains of southern Norway, she follows her older sister to America, settling in New York City, a remarkable contrast to the landscape of her childhood. Gunnhild knows no English and has about a year of schooling. An exploration of an immigrant¿s life that spans the...
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Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.29 Inches
Book Weight:0.43 Pounds

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