Tag Archives: France

Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 5 – Wachenheim an der Weinstrasse and into France

In 1891 a man from Friedelsheim, Germany became a naturalized US citizen in Cleveland, Ohio.  That man was my Great-Great-Grandfather.  Through a relatively convoluted chain of events, in the 1990’s families on both sides of the Atlantic who were wondering … Continue reading

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Book Review: Winter Men

Winter Men Kold, Jesper, translated by Semmel, K.E. Amazon Crossing, 2016 Karl and Gerhard are two brothers in Hamburg trying to make use of their positions as sons of a wealthy factory owner to emerge from the shadows of World … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hill

Hill Giono, Jean 2016 English translation by Paul Eprile of 1929 French original New York Review Books, 2016 Hill begins with a description of an isolated hamlet in the foothills of Mt. Lure in Provence in the early 1900’s.  Once … Continue reading

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