Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “A Search for America: The Odyssey of an Immigrant (New Canadian Library)” as Want to Read:
A Search for America: The Odyssey of an Immigrant (New Canadian Library)
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

A Search for America: The Odyssey of an Immigrant (New Canadian Library)

3.55  ·  Rating Details ·  11 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Frederick Philip Grove's semi-autobiographical "A Search for America" follows young Phil Branden as he wanders from Montreal to the American Midwest in his quest for "the real America." Born into a privileged European family whose fortunes have collapsed, Branden must remake himself in North America, shedding his Old World attitudes as he is absorbed into the immigrant und ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 468 pages
Published April 1st 1991 by New Canadian Library (first published 1927)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about A Search for America, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about A Search for America

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-23)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Tom Wolfe
Tom Wolfe rated it really liked it
May 09, 2013
Paul Duncan
Paul Duncan rated it it was amazing
Feb 26, 2014
400nc
400nc rated it liked it
Oct 25, 2014
Cheryl
Cheryl rated it liked it
May 19, 2012
Nadia
Nadia rated it liked it
Jan 02, 2015
Rémi
Rémi rated it really liked it
Jul 06, 2015
My Books
My Books rated it really liked it
Oct 23, 2016
Doug
Doug rated it liked it
Mar 21, 2011
Sam
Sam rated it it was ok
May 29, 2013
Patricia Boyle
Patricia Boyle rated it it was amazing
Jan 26, 2013
Clivemichael
Clivemichael marked it as to-read
Dec 02, 2012
Amy
Amy marked it as to-read
Mar 25, 2013
Lainie
Lainie marked it as to-read
Mar 15, 2015
Sean
Sean marked it as to-read
Jan 16, 2016
Ameerah
Ameerah marked it as to-read
Jun 25, 2016
Jim Townsend
Jim Townsend marked it as to-read
Aug 18, 2016
Lucian Lupescu
Lucian Lupescu marked it as to-read
Oct 05, 2016
Gabrielle Uger
Gabrielle Uger marked it as to-read
Oct 13, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Frederick Philip Grove was a German-born Canadian novelist and translator.
He was a prolific translator in Germany, working under his original name Felix Paul Greve and posing as a dandy, before he left Berlin to start a new life in North America in late July 1909. Settling in Manitoba, Canada, in 1912, he became a well known Canadian fiction writer exploring Western prairie pioneer life in vibrant
...more
More about Frederick Philip Grove...

Share This Book