Longer synopsis and biography for Xlibris Website In ELIZA, AN IOWA PIONEER, immigrant stories are written in epistolary form to Eliza's papa, her sisters and best friend in the old country. The letters are taken from tales 'My Family History As Far Back As I Can Remember" as narrated by Eliza to her granddaughter, Elizabeth Leitgen, from oral history and American history from 1836-1860. At the age of 16, Eliza, and her brother Heinrich, age 14, are put on a ship with a trunk of bread. It is a solution to their papa's ...

Eliza, an Iowa Pioneer 2005, Xlibris Corporation

ISBN-13: 9781413490022

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