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A breath of hope

Author: Lauraine Snelling
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Compeny, 2018. ©2018
Series: Thorndike Press large print Christian fiction series.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large Print editionView all editions and formats
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"Nilda Carlson has been trying to save enough money to go to America for months, so when a letter from Einar and Gerd Strand arrives, offering to pay her ticket, she jumps at the chance. Her younger brother Ivar accompanies her, and they can't wait to join their brother Rune and his family in the northern forests of Minnesota. Signe and Rune Carlson are thrilled to welcome Nilda and Ivar to America, but life on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Religious fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Domestic fiction
Large type books
Christian fiction
Gentle reads
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauraine Snelling
ISBN: 9781432848361 1432848364
OCLC Number: 1023819241
Notes: Unabridged.
Description: 467 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print Christian fiction series.
Responsibility: Lauraine Snelling.

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"Nilda Carlson has been trying to save enough money to go to America for months, so when a letter from Einar and Gerd Strand arrives, offering to pay her ticket, she jumps at the chance. Her younger brother Ivar accompanies her, and they can't wait to join their brother Rune and his family in the northern forests of Minnesota. Signe and Rune Carlson are thrilled to welcome Nilda and Ivar to America, but life on the farm remains a struggle. Though Gerd has softened and grown to love the Carlson family, Einar is still harsh and unforgiving, obsessed solely with felling as many trees as possible. Rune is trying to build a new home for his wife and children, but Einar refuses to help and forbids anyone from the nearby community from stepping foot on his land. What dark secret must lie in his past to have caused him to isolate himself-- and anyone living under his roof-- in this way? When a tragedy lays the truth bare, the Carlsons and Strands will have to come together like never before and become a true family."--Amazon.com.

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Second book in Under Norther Skies series

by TheAvidReader (WorldCat user published 2018-04-05) Excellent Permalink

A Breath of Hope by Lauraine Snelling is the second novel in Under Northern Skies series.  Nilda Carlson, Rune’s sister, wants to leave Norway and go to America.  She...
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