Nick: The Journey of a Lifetime

Nick: The Journey of a Lifetime

by Christine Schimpf

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Overview

Spanning the twentieth century, "Nick, The Journey of a Lifetime" introduces the world of Nick and Theresa, a young Danube Swabian couple living in Europe. Forced to escape an arranged marriage by her parents, Theresa hides until she is old enough to wed. When Nick is conscripted into the army to prepare for war, they face a series of challenges with decisions that are life changing and consequences they must live with for the remainder of their lives. A deeply moving story based on true events that reveals the strength of the human spirit and the power behind love for one another.


CHRISTINE SCHIMPF has earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin. She has written newspaper articles, corporate newsletters, children's theatrical study guides, marketing feature articles, library newsletter articles and church bulletins. "Nick, The Journey of a Lifetime" is her first novel. She lives with her husband and family in rural Wisconsin.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468164268
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/16/2012
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

Christine graduated from the University of Wisconsin. She has had a passion for writing for more than 30 years and has published speeches, poems, magazine articles and theatrical student study guides.

In 2010, she decided to take a sabbatical from substitute teaching and an editorial position to complete her first novel, "Nick, The Journey of a Lifetime," which is based on interviews with her husband's grandfather.

"Finishing the novel has been one of the most exciting and fulfilling adventures of my life," she says, "it feels like the tip of the iceberg. I've broken through. I've made it."

Christine is married to her husband for more than twenty years and lives in rural Wisconsin near her grown children and grandchildren.

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