The Promised Land
Auteur: Edith Bach Hall
  • Engels
  • Hardcover
  • 9781401096625
  • Druk: New title
  • augustus 2010
  • 460 pagina's
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THE PROMISED LAND is the story of Theodor, a Danish immigrant, who struggles to integrate into the American culture. It is his love-hate story; the awe, the wonder, the ecstasy of experiencing all things new, versus the stress of loneliness, the humiliation of being considered stupid, the agony of being shunned. He works with machines he knows nothing about, with people who speak a language that boggles his mind. Enamoured with American affluence, he strikes out on his own. He lives in a dugout, and plants his corn by hand. He is overjoyed with an unusually large crop, but when he attempts to sell it, the market has collapsed and he is reduced to sharing the grain with his animals. He becomes despondent, depressed. He wants to go home, but he cannot. He had come to America on someone else's papers...

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Taal
Engels
Bindwijze
Hardcover
Druk
New title
Verschijningsdatum
augustus 2010
Aantal pagina's
460 pagina's
Aanbevolen leeftijd
0 - 2 jaar
Illustraties
Nee

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Auteur
Edith Bach Hall
Uitgever
Xlibris Corporation

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9781401096625

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Extra groot lettertype
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Gewicht
712 g
Verpakking breedte
140 mm
Verpakking hoogte
30 mm
Verpakking lengte
216 mm

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