By Odd S. Lovoll
After the creation of unfastened alternate, Norwegian crusing ships engaged within the profitable bushes exchange among Canada and the British Isles. Ships carried bushes a technique around the Atlantic and emigrants at the approach west. For the overwhelming majority touchdown in Canadian port towns, Canada grew to become a hall to their ultimate locations within the higher Midwest, basically Wisconsin and Minnesota. Lovoll explains the institution and failure of Norwegian colonies in Quebec Province and can pay due realization to the tragic destiny of the Gaspé settlement.
A own tale of the emigrant adventure handed down as relatives lore is retold right here, supported by means of huge examine. the adventure south and payment within the top Midwest completes a hugely human narrative of the travails, persistence, disasters, and successes of people that sought a greater lifestyles in a brand new land.
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Across the Deep Blue Sea: The Saga of Early Norwegian Immigrants by Odd S. Lovoll