Maria Lives!: Woman of Courage and Vision

Maria Lives!: Woman of Courage and Vision

by Marianne Tong
     
 
Maria's heroic spirit continued to assert itself in each generation as the family's women experienced the hardships of war and deprivation in Germany. From a few documented statistics about her great-great-grandmother and family lore, the author has fleshed out an inspirational tale that bridges the gap between herself and this intrepid ancestor.
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Overview

Maria's heroic spirit continued to assert itself in each generation as the family's women experienced the hardships of war and deprivation in Germany. From a few documented statistics about her great-great-grandmother and family lore, the author has fleshed out an inspirational tale that bridges the gap between herself and this intrepid ancestor.
Marianne Tong has written both the English and the German versions in this bilingual book. The side-by-side format can greatly benefit readers who are interested in improving their understanding of either language.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781479378708
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
12/02/2012
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.42(d)

Meet the Author

Born in Germany before World War Two, the author was brought to the United States as a thirteen-year-old. When her military stepfather was transferred to Bermuda, she attended Mount Saint Agnes High School in Hamilton. After graduation, she met her future husband, a young Californian of Chinese ancestry on Kindley Air Force Base. They were married in Los Angeles and established a family, earned college degrees and engaged in successful careers.
Marianne Tong retired from teaching in 2004 and has written four books since then. She and her husband enjoy living in northern California surrounded by their children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many extended family members.

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