Journey to a Land Called Hope

Journey to a Land Called Hope

by Mary Anne Butler
     
 

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A New World - A New Beginning. In 1750 Heinrich Mueller, an immigrant German, jumps ship in New London, Connecticut after an altercation with the English captain. He is taken in by two locals, one of whom has a fetching daughter. The other is an educated freed slave who teaches him to read and write English. Both experiences change his life, even as he acquires a…  See more details below

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A New World - A New Beginning. In 1750 Heinrich Mueller, an immigrant German, jumps ship in New London, Connecticut after an altercation with the English captain. He is taken in by two locals, one of whom has a fetching daughter. The other is an educated freed slave who teaches him to read and write English. Both experiences change his life, even as he acquires a stern-visaged wife and travels west to carve out a farm in the Pennsylvania wilderness. When the Revolutionary War intervenes and his gentle son enlists, Heinrich, a pacifist, is furious. And for many years young Henry is lost to him. Journey to a Land Called Hope is the first in a series of novels that tell the nation's story through 160 years of a family's American experiences. An American Trilogy: Journey to a Land Called Hope The Wilderness Road Broken Country—Broken Soldier

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935585459
Publisher:
Fireship Press
Publication date:
10/11/2010
Series:
An American Trilogy , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
404
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Mary Anne Butler, a former journalist and public relations executive, has been writing fiction and nonfiction for more than twenty years. Born in New Jersey and a graduate of Penn State, she and her husband live in Tucson, Arizona. Her previous novels include: Journey to a Land Called Hope, The Good Wife and Broken Country—Broken Soldier.

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