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Seeds of New Life

Babcock, Nona Burroughs; Babcock, Nona Burroughs

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ISBN 10: 1497348366 / ISBN 13: 9781497348363
Verlag: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014
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Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Inga Johansson, 16, her parents Olaf and Helga, siblings Sophia and Karl, immigrate to Danville, Minnesota, to take advantage of the Homestead Act.Inga begs her parents to stay in Norway and allow her to marry her fianc Erik Norskaag, but is denied. Their final farewell ends with his promise to join her later, and the consummation of their love.Arriving in America, Inga realizes she is with child. Helga and the children stay with her sister, Emma, in Minneapolis, until the baby arrives. He is born prematurely.In Danville, Inga meets bachelors, George and Tomaas Nilsson. George, immediately smitten, is determined to court her, but carries on an intimate relationship with another woman. Inga rebuffs his courting attempts.Receiving word that Erik's ship sank en route to America, and mourning the loss of her baby, Inga attempts suicide; Tomaas rescues her. Thereafter, Inga and Tomaas meet clandestinely in the apple orchard--until George discovers them.A feud erupts between the brothers, and escalates to murderous events.Traveling to Danville, Inga's uncle Peter Stansruud encounters a trio of thieves. They display stolen jewelry to Peter. He opens a locket, and discovers his parent's pictures. He attempts to capture them, with deadly results.Riding on, Peter finds two covered wagons, and four massacred people, including his sister, Emma. Only a one-year-old baby survives.In Danville, Peter takes the infant to Otto Johansson, Olaf's brother.Bearing a remarkable likeness to her murdered cousin, Carrie, the little boy clings to Inga as his mother.Tribulations, as well as jarring surprises and unexpected friendships influence Inga's fate. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_1497348366

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Inga Johansson, 16, her parents Olaf and Helga, siblings Sophia and Karl, immigrate to Danville, Minnesota, to take advantage of the Homestead Act. Inga begs her parents to stay in Norway and allow her to marry her fiancé Erik Norskaag, but is denied. Their final farewell ends with his promise to join her later, and the consummation of their love. Arriving in America, Inga realizes she is with child. Helga and the children stay with her sister, Emma, in Minneapolis, until the baby arrives. He is born prematurely. In Danville, Inga meets bachelors, George and Tomaas Nilsson. George, immediately smitten, is determined to court her, but carries on an intimate relationship with another woman. Inga rebuffs his courting attempts. Receiving word that Erik?s ship sank en route to America, and mourning the loss of her baby, Inga attempts suicide; Tomaas rescues her. Thereafter, Inga and Tomaas meet clandestinely in the apple orchard--until George discovers them. A feud erupts between the brothers, and escalates to murderous events. Traveling to Danville, Inga?s uncle Peter Stansruud encounters a trio of thieves. They display stolen jewelry to Peter. He opens a locket, and discovers his parent's pictures. He attempts to capture them, with deadly results. Riding on, Peter finds two covered wagons, and four massacred people, including his sister, Emma. Only a one-year-old baby survives. In Danville, Peter takes the infant to Otto Johansson, Olaf's brother. Bearing a remarkable likeness to her murdered cousin, Carrie, the little boy clings to Inga as his mother. Tribulations, as well as jarring surprises and unexpected friendships influence Inga's fate.

Über den Autor: Nona Burroughs Babcock is the daughter of a school teacher and farmer. She grew up on a farm near Frederick, South Dakota; attended a one-room grade school; moved to Montana as a teen; married and was blessed with three children; graduated from Weber State University, Ogden, UT; and retired from the U.S. Forest Service. She is passionate about writing; other interests include gardening, cooking, playing the accordion, knitting and sewing. She lives in Missoula, MT, with her life-partner Darrel Fite, and their precocious shorky, Mr. Dillon. She self-published "Little Wolf?s Adventure," subtitled "A Medicine Dream and Warrior Ghosts," and has also been published in the Montana Writers? Guild Anthologies: Montana Voices and Holiday Voices. She is a member of the Society of Children?s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). Visit her web-site: www.nonababcock.com

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Titel: Seeds of New Life

Verlag: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Erscheinungsdatum: 2014

Einband: Soft cover

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