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Yraguens: The Legacy of an American Basque Family By Francisco J. Yraguen
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It began as a dream. Over a hundred years ago in a stone and sod house dug into a remote hillside of southeastern Oregon. Told using the words of the children and grandchildren of White Horse Joe... More > Yraguen and Claudia Acordagoitia, Yraguens: The Legacy of An American Basque Family is a story of an impoverished Basque immigrant couple's realization of the American Dream. Beyond the struggles, disappointments, successes and joy the constant thread of family runs throughout and tugs at the reader to relate their own family experiences. The story of the Yraguen family is a snapshot in time of a history that our current generation needs to know and embrace.< Less
The Road Home By Susan Applegate
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The Road Home chronicles the journey of a family caught in the Great Depression, as they make their way west to a new life in Oregon. The Ben Shepherd family comes to life through their own words in... More > essays and personal letters interspersed throughout the narrative. Ben Shepherd’s adventuresome nature takes his wife Jennie, and their first baby on a foray into Oregon during the late 1800’s only to be discouraged by the hostilities of the range wars. In 1928, Ben and Jennie return to Oregon in search of prosperity. We come to know nine brothers and sisters reaching maturity, pursuing their destinies, always tied to the heart of their family, the Shepherd home.< Less
The Road Home By Susan Applegate
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The Road Home chronicles the journey of a family caught in the Great Depression, as they make their way west to a new life in Oregon. The Ben Shepherd family comes to life through their own words in... More > essays and personal letters interspersed throughout the narrative. Ben Shepherd’s adventuresome nature takes his wife Jennie, and their first baby on a foray into Oregon during the late 1800’s only to be discouraged by the hostilities of the range wars. In 1928, Ben and Jennie return to Oregon in search of prosperity. We come to know nine brothers and sisters reaching maturity, pursuing their destinies, always tied to the heart of their family, the Shepherd home.< Less