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Going Home: Memoir of an Immigrant

Going Home: Memoir of an Immigrant
 

It is the bitter-sweet story of the author's childhood experiences during the German and Russian occupations of Hungary, and of her four trying years as a young student in a hostile Germany.It tells of her family's cruel exile from their homeland, of their three-week hellish jour... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781543929140
Barcode 9781543929140
Published 11 June 2018 by Bookbaby
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Davis, Martha
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ISBN-13 9781543929140
ISBN-10 1543929141
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Bookbaby
Imprint BookBaby
Publication Date 11 June 2018
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Davis, Martha
Category Biography & Autobiography
Number of Pages 144
Dimensions Width: 215mm
Height: 280mm
Spine: 215mm
Weight 416g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Autobiography: General
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 932783

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It is the bitter-sweet story of the author's childhood experiences during the German and Russian occupations of Hungary, and of her four trying years as a young student in a hostile Germany.It tells of her family's cruel exile from their homeland, of their three-week hellish journey in a cramped, filth-ridden boxcar, their challenges in an unwelcoming country, and their unyielding belief in the American dream.

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Author's Bio

Born in Hungary, first-time writer Martha Davis tells the bittersweet story of her childhood experiences during the German and Russian occupations of Hungary, and of her four trying years as a young student in a hostile Germany.Active in her New Jersey community since retiring from Johnson & Johnson, she is a long-time volunteer at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Somerville and an active member of Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County in Bridgewater, having served as Board President for several years.Davis lives in Hillsborough, NJ. She has two sons, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren.

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