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John Joseph Griffin: The Life and Times of an Irish Emigrant By Hugh Griffin
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In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries many millions of Irish people left their homeland in search of a better life overseas. This is the true story of one emigrant, John Joseph “Jack”... More > Griffin who, in the year 1900, left his job as a shop assistant in Co. Kerry and embarked on a two-month journey by sea to the other side of the world. He settled in Western Australia and having worked as a drover for a number of years finally became the owner of a 200,000 acre sheep station. In 1909 he married Mary Glass, an immigrant from Northern Ireland. Following the untimely death of his wife he enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force and fought in the battlefields of France during World War I. He was wounded in action in 1916 and returned to Western Australia where he lived until his death in 1926. This book describes Jack’s life in the context of the historical events of the period.< Less
Une enfance espagnole : avant l'émigration By Rudie Glanac
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Récit d'une enfance en Espagne, de 1958 à 1962, avant émigration en France.
TO AND THROUGH NEBRASKA By FRANCES I. SIMS FULTON
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A word of explanation, that you may clearly understand just why this little book—if such it may be called, came to be written. We do not want it to be thought an emigration scheme, but only... More > what a Pennsylvania girl heard, saw, and thought of Nebraska. And to make it more interesting we will give our experience with all the fun thrown in, for we really thought we had quite an enjoyable time and learned lessons that may be useful for others to know. And simply give everything just as they were, and the true color to all that we touch upon, simply stating facts as we gathered them here and there during a stay of almost three months of going up and down, around and across the state from Dakota to Kansas—306 miles on the S.C. & P.R.R., 291 on the U.P.R.R., and 289 on the B. & M.R.R., the three roads that traverse the state from east to west. It is truly an unbiased work, so do not chip and shave at what may seem incredible, but, as you read, remember you read ONLY TRUTH< Less
Pensioners in Paradis By Olga Swan
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In these days of myriad media programming about people moving their lives abroad and grumpy old men, here is a unique account of the pitfalls and joys of two people who embark on that once in a... More > lifetime adventure: emigration to another country. The style is unique merging the pessimistic, laconic wit of earthy, English Midlanders with the joie de vivre of les francaises. Read of how this intrepid pair deal with la vie francaise, including chapters on dealing with French workmen, and even sex a la francais.< Less
how blue is my valley By jean gill
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The true scents of Provence; lavender, thyme and septic tank. Ever dreamed of making the big move to the south of France? Forget Peter Mayle. Find out what it's really like in a village called... More > Dieulefit, 'God created it', with Jean Gill as entertaining company. Always an immigrant, she compares her blue valley to the green ones she left behind in her adopted Wales...< Less
How Blue Is My Valley By Jean Gill
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The true scents of Provence; lavender, thyme and septic tank. Ever dreamed of making the big move to the south of France Forget Peter Mayle. Find out what it's really like in a village called... More > Dieulefit, 'God created it', with Jean Gill as entertaining company. Always an immigrant, she compares her blue valley to the green ones she left behind in her adopted Wales...< Less
Latest Novel By Michael Berg
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Роман лауреата премии The Franc-Tireur Silver Bullet 2010... More > Михаила Берга. Из авторского предисловия: "Даже название мне не давалось: то думалось поиграть с жанром и озаглавить опус ДеѲектив с «фитой» посереди, то есть и Детектив, и Дефектив, или пародия на жанр. Но, в конце концов, остановился на «Последнем романе». Мол, герой прощается не только с дружбой, но и с профессией, если так можно обозначить такое невнятное занятие, как писательство".< Less
Latest Novel By Michael Berg
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Роман лауреата премии The Franc-Tireur Silver Bullet 2010... More > Михаила Берга. Из авторского предисловия: "Даже название мне не давалось: то думалось поиграть с жанром и озаглавить опус ДеѲектив с «фитой» посереди, то есть и Детектив, и Дефектив, или пародия на жанр. Но, в конце концов, остановился на «Последнем романе». Мол, герой прощается не только с дружбой, но и с профессией, если так можно обозначить такое невнятное занятие, как писательство".< Less
Going out in the midday sun By Kate A. Hardy
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Four Londoners out of 8 million - through a series of coincidences their lives begin to intertwine... Set in the 'halcyon' days of the late nineties, heading towards the great millennium . . . Going... More > out in the midday sun is part one of a trilogy spanning twenty years, in which the heroes are challenged with the everyday — love, babies, earning, family disputes — as well as a new life in France, a communal enterprise, astonishing amounts of bureaucracy, duck gizzard salad, and possibly the end of the world.< Less
The DuBose Clan: From Normandy To Now By Justin Zachery DuBose
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Justin Zachery DuBose delves into his own family history, discovering fascinating things about those who came before him. This book is a compilation of his findings over the last five years about... More > his own personal family history and an encouragement for others to look into their own family history.< Less