This is a bargain book edition, with a smaller trim size and smaller type size than the usual trade paperback edition.
When he is 17, Norwegian fishermThis is a bargain book edition, with a smaller trim size and smaller type size than the usual trade paperback edition.
When he is 17, Norwegian fisherman Lars is sent to live with his uncle in Dakota Territory in America, at least until a famine lets up a little back home. He takes his little brother along, and the two of them must deal with a world quite unlike anything they could have imagined, while also coming to grips with the challenges of growing up. And falling in love. And surviving calamity (not to mention embarrassment - like the time Lars bought his first horse, which turned out to be a strange beast that made him a laughingstock). Some of their adventures and misadventures are recounted by a descendant, in this novel about a family whose ancestors came to America from all over the world. ...more