Adventures of a Greenhorn: An Autobiographical Novel by Robert Reitzeltranslation and Introduction by Jacob Erhardt

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In 1870, when he was twenty-one years old, Robert Reitzel emigrated to America. Unable to find a job in New York City, he and his companions tramped through New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland in search of work. He kept a journal during the first years of his wild and colorful experiences in America. The entries into the journal later formed the skeleton of his witty, whimsical novel "Adventures of a Greenhorn." This work represents a fascinating and at times disturbing historical and sociological portrait of America as ...

Adventures of a Greenhorn: An Autobiographical Novel by Robert Reitzeltranslation and Introduction by Jacob Erhardt 1992, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820413303

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