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The Resource Until we reach home, Lynn Austin

Until we reach home, Lynn Austin

Label
Until we reach home
Title
Until we reach home
Statement of responsibility
Lynn Austin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Life in Sweden seems like an endless winter for three sisters after their mother's and father's suicides. Ellin writes to her relatives in Chicago, pleading for help. Joining 16 million other immigrants who leave their homelands for America between 1890 and 1920, Ellin, Kirsten, and Sophia begin the long, difficult journey fraught with hardships
Summary
Leaving their homelands for America, Elin, Kirsten, and Sofia begin a difficult journey where they endure the ocean voyage in steerage and detention on Ellis Island--a journey where each woman will come to understand her secret longings and the meaning of home
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Christy Award for Historical Category, 2009.
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277993
Cataloging source
DLC
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Austin, Lynn N
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Sisters
  • Swedes
  • Christian fiction
  • Historical fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Until we reach home, Lynn Austin
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn216937312
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
428 p.
Isbn
9780764204951
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008028094
System control number
(OCoLC)216937312
Label
Until we reach home, Lynn Austin
Publication
Control code
ocn216937312
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
428 p.
Isbn
9780764204951
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008028094
System control number
(OCoLC)216937312

Library Locations

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      710 W. Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX, 78701, US
      30.271302100000 -97.746016800000
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