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Miriam Daughter of Finnish Immigrants

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Family Succeeds with Fortitude and Finnish Sisu

Miram's story reveals her family's challenges, struggles and commitment to carve out a life in the northern Minnesota wilderness during the Great Depression. As immigrants in a new country, her parents captured the strength and courage from their Finnish heritage to build a strong family life with minimal resources. In spite o
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Paperback, 116 pages
Published May 26th 2008 by Outskirts Press (first published 2008)
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Kat Reed
Sep 19, 2012 Kat Reed rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. I could imagine my immigrant ancestors living similar stories (being caucasian) and could feel the warmth and the cold of life in the early 20th century. Miriam's mother inspired me in many ways, a lovely read.
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Apr 03, 2015 Cherie Kephart rated it it was amazing
Dettman tells a lovely tale, showcasing her writing talent.
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DIANE DETTMANN is the author of Courageous Footsteps A WWII Novel. Awarded winner in Pacific Rim Book Festival in YA Category! released June, 2015. Sequel Yasu's Quest coming summer 2016

She published her memoir,Twenty-Eight Snow Angels A Widow's Story of Love, Loss and Renewal in 2011.

Diane is also the co-author of Miriam Daughter of Finnish Immigrants.

She is a contributing author for the nati

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