Paula Pederson

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My memoir, MYSTERIOUS BUILDER OF SEATTLE LANDMARKS: Searching for My Father, was published in 2017 and I'm happy to say it's available on Amazon, Kindle, Ingram Spark, Baker & Taylor, Kobo and where books are sold.
Consumed with curiosity, the quest to find my father in spite of my mother's reticence became a passion later in life. After decades of believing my mother's tale that Danish immigrant Hans Pederson left us penniless, I uncovered the truth about my father's wealth and prolific contributions to Seattle. In the book, I discover my mysterious father's boom to bust life in the early 1900's, as I grapple with family secrets and heart-breaking deception.
My fiction and nonfiction writing includes two unpublished novels, this memoi
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Roy Vue Apartments 1924. Charles Lyman Haynes, architect. contractor, Hans Pederson


 


Born in the village of Stenstrup Denmark in 1864, my father. Hans Pederson, attended a laborer’s school twice a week from the ages of seven to fourteen. At twenty he worked his way  West to Seattle as an immigrant on the Northern Pacific Railroad.


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