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

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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)
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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
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