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An American family : the Kennans--the first three generations

Author: George F Kennan
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Beginning with the Kennans' life of unmitigated poverty in Scotland in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, An American Family details the Kennan family's passage to America and the hardships they faced as early settlers in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Kennan captures life in colonial times and in the period following the Revolutionary War, and chronicles the major events of a nation's early  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Kennan family.; George F Kennan; George Frost Kennan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George F Kennan
ISBN: 0393050343 9780393050349
OCLC Number: 43954022
Description: 136 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: An American Family: The Kennans' First Three Generations --
The Scottish Background --
Charlemont --
Abigail --
Waterbury --
Far-Northern New York --
Dekalb.
Responsibility: George F. Kennan.

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The story of scottish immigrants to the early United States is told by their Pulitzer prize winning descendant. The story begins with the decision to flee the poverty of Scotland and then tells of  Read more...

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