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The sojourn / Andrew Krivak.

Krivak, Andrew. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781934137413 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2011.

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Summary, etc.: The Sojourn, winner of the Chautauqua Prize and finalist for the National Book Award, is the story of Jozef Vinich, who was uprooted from a 19th-century mining town in Colorado by a family tragedy and returns with his father to an impoverished shepherd's life in rural Austria-Hungary. When World War One comes, Jozef joins his adopted brother as a sharpshooter in the Kaiser's army, surviving a perilous trek across the frozen Italian Alps and capture by a victorious enemy.A stirring tale of brotherhood, coming-of-age, and survival, that was inspired by the author's own family history, this novel evokes a time when Czechs, Slovaks, Austrians, and Germans fought on the same side while divided by language, ethnicity, and social class in the most brutal war to date. It is also a poignant tale of fathers and sons, addressing the great immigration to America and the desire to live the American dream amidst the unfolding tragedy in Europe.The...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Bellevue Literary Press, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 652 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 191 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Literature.
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