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Cut from whole cloth : an immigrant experience

Author: Richard J Franke
Publisher: Chicago : Distributed by the University of Chicago Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here the author offers an intimate account of the American immigrant experience, recounting the moving story of his grandparents' struggle to build a new life in turn-of-the-century America. By turns  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Franke, Richard J., 1931-
Cut from whole cloth.
Chicago : Distributed by the University of Chicago Press, 2004
(DLC) 2004018505
Named Person: Frank family.; Frank Franke; Frank family.; Frank Franke
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Franke
OCLC Number: 1082198733
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 521 pages : illustrations, map
Contents: The tailor. --
Loom of America. --
Warp and woof. --
Patterns. --
Old habits. --
Frayed. --
Fabric rent. --
Stitches. --
The last thread. --
Cabbage and tatters. --
Unraveled. --
Loose ends. --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Richard J. Franke.
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"In this marvelous book, Franke weaves together the story of his own grandparents coming to America from Germany with almost no money and succeeding beyond their imaginations.... This story will Read more...

 
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