Grampa's Left Arm and Other Stories
Tracing My Immigrant Roots from Galicia to Pennsylvania
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||iUniverse, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $14.95|
| Book Description: |
A memoir and a history, Grampa's Left Arm tells the story of Jakob Tirjan and Annie Kaufold, immigrants who settled in southeastern Pennsylvania in the early 1900's. Their village on the Austro-Hungarian eastern frontier faded into history when the province of Galicia came under Polish rule after WWI.
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