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Where the Huckleberries Grow By Agnes Rands
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In 1912, teenage sisters Tilda and Ida leave their father and their indentured farm in Finland and immigrate to Portland, Oregon. Here in a bustling city with a large Scandinavian population, they... More > find the good life America promised. Yet, when Tilda marries Charlie, a handsome Swede Finn logger, she moves into a remote logging camp in the Olympic Mountains and finds herself indentured to a life even more severe than the one she left. Logging methods are primitive and camp life is harsh. Forest fires and accidents plague the logging community. Still, with optimism and spirit, these families—primarily Scandinavian immigrants—find ways to enjoy life. This book is about these years—the good times and the bad times. It ends in 1939, when Charlie takes his family and leaves the woods for a less-strenuous occupation.< Less
Nisse at Night By Kari L. Ronning
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An illustrated adventure of Norway’s creature of folklore and legend, Nisse at Night, introduces the Nisse a kindly gnome, widely associated with the Christmas season. Through both storytelling... More > and art, explore the world of the Nisse as created by Alaskan Artist, Kari L. Ronning. Inspired by the tales of the author’s Norwegian ancestry, comes a charming and whimsically educational glimpse inside the Old World magic of this Scandinavian cultural icon. Written for any age this storybook is infused with touches of Rosemaling inspired art and illustration that can be enjoyed by all.< Less
Celtic Attic Cookbook By Kristin Olsen
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In the dark recesses of a cabinet, inside a plastic bag that was inside a box I discovered an old Recipes File Box. Inside the Recipes box were treasures jotted down on old tattered pieces of paper.... More > Some handwritten, some typed, all worn with age, but all taunting of taste tingling cookies, cakes, breads, drinks and main dishes. Our recipes are must tries, especially the cookies and cakes. If you are searching for your Scandinavian or Celtic roots, give these recipes a whirl. Shake those genealogical trees and see what fruits and nuts fall out. Then bake it up and share it with your friends and family.< Less
Celtic Attic Cookbook By Kristin Olsen
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In the dark recesses of a cabinet, inside a plastic bag that was inside a box I discovered an old Recipes File Box. Inside the Recipes box were treasures jotted down on old tattered pieces of paper.... More > Some handwritten, some typed, all worn with age, but all taunting of taste tingling cookies, cakes, breads, drinks and main dishes. Our recipes are must tries, especially the cookies and cakes. If you are searching for your Scandinavian or Celtic roots, give these recipes a whirl. Shake those genealogical trees and see what fruits and nuts fall out. Then bake it up and share it with your friends and family.< Less
The Gingerbread House By Carin Gerhardsen
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In a short space of time, several bestial murders occur in central Stockholm. When criminal investigator Conny Sjöberg and the Hammarby police begin to suspect that there’s a link between... More > the murders, Sjöberg goes completely cold. The Gingerbread House by Carin Gerhardsen is the first in the Hammarby series, thrillers with taut, suspenseful plots and unexpected twists and turns. This haunting novel explores schoolyard bullying among young children and the effect it has on them when people look the other way. Urban settings and strong portraits of authentic characters are crafted in depth and detail, insuring the books will linger in the reader’s mind long after the finish. The Gingerbread House is written in the same tradition as the Sjöwall / Wahlöö crime novels, and has been described as a book version of the tv series The Wire. It is not only published by the same publisher as Stieg Larsson’s The Millennium Trilogy, but by the same editorial team.< Less
Killer's Island By Anna Jansson
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In Anna Jansson’s haunting crime novel, Killer’s Island, a brutal and disturbing murder in the mythic town of Visby on the Swedish island Gotland has taken place. The myth of the... More > White-Sea Lady has existed ever since Tjelvar, the first man on Gotland, lit a fire and the island rose out of the sea, said to be some 3,000 years ago. The story is told that a young woman, who drowned in the sea on her wedding night, since that time, tries to lure men down to the deadly underwater currents that tumble off the west coast. The myth comes to life one early summer morning when a well-respected nurse is found murdered and placed for public display on a pavilion in the local botanical gardens. She is mysteriously dressed as a bride holding flowers. Written in clean and chilling prose similar to Norway’s Karin Fossum, Anna Jansson’s novels have since her debut in 2000 sold in two million copies in more than ten countries. Several titles have been turned into movies.< Less
Halvtreds By David Rickerby
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I'm picking up bottles, an urban vagabond and three more buys dinner. I live on what others throw away. Just trash to which you pay no mind. I stuff poems into my shirt to keep warm, rest my head... More > on my arms and cover myself with the night.< Less
The Grefsen Address By Paal Bjelke Andersen
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A book of conceptual poetry by Norwegian poet, Paal Bjelke Andersen
Saga Six Pack 3 By Anonymous et al.
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Saga Six Pack 3 presents another scintillating sextet of Scandinavian superhero stories: The Story of Burnt Njál, The Saga of Magnus the Good, The Song of Atli, The Hell-Ride of Brynhild, The... More > Saga of Olaf Kyrre and The Lay of Hamdir.< Less
Christmas Long Long Ago By Sonja Kvale
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This is a story of early 1900 Christmas traditions in the cold northern USA, within a family of Scandinavian heritage with a special ending encouraging inter-generational family discussions of past... More > and present day family Christmas traditions.< Less

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