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PASSAGE TO LOVE: an Ellis Island Story By Carolyn Caines
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It is the year 1905 in the village of Puolanka, Finland. More and more young men and women are pulling up roots and following the lure of land and a new life in America. Here we meet headstrong... More > Reeta, the eighteen-year-old daughter of a landowning family. Her mother is upset with her because she shows no interest in the eligible young men of their social class. Thomas Juntunen has convinced Reeta’s two older brothers that they should go to America with him. Reeta’s parents, however, send Thomas away when he professes his love for her, because he is merely a tenant farmer. Reeta must choose whether to obey her parents or follow her heart. Could God change their minds? Is it really love she feels for Thomas? And is she brave enough to leave her parents and homeland? There would be no going back. Reeta’s PASSAGE TO LOVE is one of self-discovery and of faith that is tried every step of the way.< Less
Cape Verde Islands: Historical Visits By Andreas Heuijerjans
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When I visited Santiago the first time in 2002, I had already read some travel guides and was interested to see all the beautiful places. After I did see many of these places and met many of its... More > people, I became more and more interested in Cape Verde's special history. The Portuguese discovered the islands in 1460 and they were almost immediately colonized. From then on a particular mixing of people from West-Africa and Europe were the continuous ingredients of Cape Verde's culture. My personal interest is in re-experiencing the historical development of Cape Verde's culture. A fine way for me to do this, is by reading primary accounts, accounts of people who tell directly from their own experiences. I would like to share with you a dozen of these accounts of famous and unknown travelers to the Cape Verde Islands, which stretch out over the period from 1498 to 1855. 2nd Ed: added journey by Jean Francois Michel (Dutch text). 3rd Ed: added text by Major A.B. Ellis of the 1st West India Regiment.< Less
Cape Verde Islands: Historical Visits By Andreas Heuijerjans
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When I visited Santiago the first time in 2002, I had already read some travel guides and was interested to see all the beautiful places. After I did see many of these places and met many of its... More > people, I became more and more interested in Cape Verde's special history. The Portuguese discovered the islands in 1460 and they were almost immediately colonized. From then on a particular mixing of people from West-Africa and Europe were the continuous ingredients of Cape Verde's culture. My personal interest is in reading and collecting primary accounts, accounts of people who tell directly from their own experiences. I would like to share with you a dozen of these accounts of famous and unknown travelers to the Cape Verde Islands, which stretch out over the period from 1498 to 1855. 2nd Ed: added journey by Jean Francois Michel (Dutch text). 3rd Ed: added text by Major A.B. Ellis of the 1st West India Regiment. 4th Ed: added journey by Georg Naporra (Dutch text).< Less
Deserted Series Truly Alone By Andre Ellis
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When a man is stranded alone on an island, poisonous plants and snakes are just the worst of his problems. Wishing with all his heart to find someone else on the island, he takes that wish back when... More > he sees the other people on the island are cannibals.< Less
Evil Octopus By Ian Ellis
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Join us on an island adventure filled with action, suspense, drama, and innovative use of color. All proceeds from this book are donated to Haiti relief.
Evil Octopus Second Edition By Ian Ellis
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Join us on an island adventure filled with action, suspense, drama, and innovative use of color. All proceeds from this book are donated to Haiti relief.
The Kingdom of Inwood By William Dyer
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THE KINGDOM OF INWOOD The Unger family of eight comes to America on an immigrant ship, passing through Ellis Island. You'll wonder about the mysterious man wearing the black cape. Fall in love with... More > the precious Irish girl, Dolores, and her eyes as they light up a young man's life. Experience for yourself, a wondrous story about wholesome people.< Less
The Beaded Bag By Marcia Eibshutz
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A little's girls journey from Poland in 1920 to America.
NEW YORK CITY 1914: The Wonder City By Samuel Todd Walker
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1914 guide of New York City landmarks............very very neat book
Li Gràinis / The Grinders By Ermes Culòs
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This short play, in Friulian and English, is based on the experiences of a number of early Friulian immigrants to British Columbia