David Laskin brings the subject to life with his well-researched personal stories.
Using the great blizzard of 1888 as a framework, Laskin tells the story of immigration of Europeans from Scandinavia and German-speaking Europe into the Midwest.
Please get a copy of this book and read it-only you might want to wait until a very hot day, because it will chill you to the bone.
Great BOOK... my husband loved it and he doesn't read much but he was dedicated to getting thru this book.Published 14 days ago by akast
Well-written, heartbreaking tale of the United States' Great Plains Blizzard of 1888. Lots of meteorological details as well as human interest stories are included. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Joojy's Mama
History that is written like a novel. Wonderful albeit sad.Published 1 month ago by Rodney J. Williams
Though this was a fascinating story, the organization was a little spotty, in my opinion.Published 1 month ago by P. Johnson
Fist of all, this story is amazing and very we'll put together. Lots of great information put into one place. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lego Mom
It was very interesting. I fully enjoyed every minute of the book. Very much eye opening for me to read.Published 2 months ago by shelby kunkel
Although born in North Dakota I didn't grow up there, so had heard stories of winter and storms in N.D. from my parents. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Roberta Huston
Everyone who is interested in the strength of our early settlers should read this book. The journey from Europe and the Scandinavian countries by individuals of substance and... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jeanne