An untamed land : Red River of the North Series, Book 1. / Lauraine Snelling.
Series InformationRed River of the North.
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- ISBN: 9781441203182 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2006.
Proud of Their Heritage and Sustained by Their Faith, They Came to Tame a New LandShe had promised herself that once they left the fjords of Norway, she would not look back. After three long years of scrimping and saving to buy tickets for their passage to America, Roald and Ingeborg Bjorklund, along with their son, Thorliff, finally arrive at the docks of New York City. It was the promise of free land that fed their dream and lured them from their beloved home high above the fjords of Norway in 1880. Together with Roald's brother Carl and his family, they will build a good life in a new land that promises untold wealth and vast farmsteads for their children. As they join the throngs of countless immigrants passing through Castle Garden, they soon discover that nothing is as they had envisioned it. Appalled by the horrid stories of fellow immigrants bilked of all their money and forced to live in squalid living conditions, the Bjorklunds continue their long journey by...
Electronic reproduction. Ada : Bethany House Publishers, 2006. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4456 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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