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Product Details

  • Paperback: 396 pages
  • Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press; Revised edition (May 1, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0816633509
  • ISBN-13: 978-0816633500
  • Product Dimensions: 8 x 1 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,469,809 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Jay R. Clasen on September 16, 2007
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I find this book to be very well written, researched and valuable. It tells the immigrant story with grace and compassion, delving into the motivations, disappointments and successes of the generations. Not only those of Norwegian descent will understand the challenges and victories of immigrant people. It is a book that addresses common fears and the ways the community rises up to overcome adversity. It is worth rereading several times.
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By Happy Dog on November 1, 2014
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This is one of the classics on the Norwegian-American experience. Lots of photos, well written. I'm still reading it.
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