Miriam Daughter of Finnish Immigrants
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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...more
Paperback, 116 pages
Published May 26th 2008 by Outskirts Press (first published 2008)
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Kat Reed
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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