The Immigrant Train and Other Stories

a a . sponsored by the railroad so that he could look around at other places : twice a month a special train left St. Louis with thousands of immigrants who — the railroad hoped would want to buy land and settle further West .

The Immigrant Train and Other Stories

Natalie Petesch is a wonder of a writer. There is absolutely no one like her. She is courageous almost to the point of being fierce; And unbearably honest. And wise. And full of tears. I salute her fine work. -- Gerald Stern ... The subject matter is compelling. -- Kirkus Reviews

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The Immigrant Train and Other Stories
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Natalie L. M. Petesch
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Swallow Press

Natalie Petesch is a wonder of a writer. There is absolutely no one like her. She is courageous almost to the point of being fierce; And unbearably honest. And wise. And full of tears. I salute her fine work. -- Gerald Stern ... The subject matter is compelling. -- Kirkus
The Confessions of Señora Francesca Navarro and Other Stories
Language: en
Pages: 159
Authors: Natalie L. M. Petesch
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Ohio University Press

Natalie L. M. Petesch, in her haunting new collection, The Confessions of Senora Francesa Navarro and Other Stories immerses readers in the lives of people caught up in the 1936-1939 Spanish Civil War, which left 500,000 dead. Brilliant in its imaginative power, and heartbreaking in its access to the bottomless
The Immigrant Train and Other Stories
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Natalie L. M. Petesch
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Swallow Press

Stories on Polish immigrants at the turn of the century. In Orphan Train, children of immigrants are sent to the Midwest to work on farms, while Czesio's Boots is on the exploitation of women in factories. By the author of Flowing Mimosa.
Short Story Index
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Natalie L. M. Petesch
Categories: Short stories
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher:

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Polish American Studies
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Konstantin Symmons-Symonolewicz
Categories: Polish Americans
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher:

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