[[ Reading ]] ➻ Jadwigas Crossing Author Richard J. Lutz – Justinfoline.us

Jadwigas Crossing No Time For Germans, She Said As Though It Was For Her To Determine This For Him So Much Was Happening He Was Forgetting His Knapsack, Which He Was Entitled To Keep And He Was Forgetting The Other Polish Sergeants The Ones He Had Agreed To Go To Town With, To The Dance Already She Had Him Fully Confused And Hadn T She Mentioned America, Even What Was It She Said About America So Begins The Adventure Of Jadwiga S Crossing, A Compelling Story Of Emigrants From Poland In The Period After America S Great Civil War A Young Girl From A Baltic Fishing Community, A Proud Soldier In Service To Prussian Militarism, And The Love That Compels Him To Take The Gamble Of A Lifetime Theirs Is No Simple Voyage To The New World As They Deal With The Challenges Of A Mismanaged Squarerigger, Discord Among Their Fellow Passengers, A Scarcity Of Food, And Mounting Disasters Website JadwigasCrossing.com

[[ Reading ]] ➻ Jadwigas Crossing  Author Richard J. Lutz – Justinfoline.us
  • Paperback
  • Jadwigas Crossing
  • Richard J. Lutz
  • English
  • 19 September 2018
  • 0595381278

    10 thoughts on “[[ Reading ]] ➻ Jadwigas Crossing Author Richard J. Lutz – Justinfoline.us


  1. says:

    Being of Polish extraction I found this book particularly interesting This is based on true stories from an upper New York state Polish emigrant community that begins in 1869 in the north of Poland One brother collected the information in the 1950 s and began writing the book and when he died his brother finished the book When you consider that this book is written by people who are not professional writers it is all theimpressive how well the story line evolves and holds together It h Being of Polish extraction I found this book particularly interesting This is based on true stories from an upper New York state Polish emigrant community that begins in 1869 in the north of Poland One brother collected the information in the 1950 s and began writing the book and when he died his brother finished the book When you consider that this book is written by people who are not profession...


  2. says:

    Jadwiga and Paul were wonderful characters, and I loved the story of how they met and then again how they settled in America Since they came to America 30 years before my ancestors, they probably had a rougher voyage The middle part did not interest me as much too much hardship, deprivation and eventually tragedy on the crossing But then their arrival in America brought so much hope and eventually prosperity to the family The church with the Polish speaking pastor was such a comfort to the Jadwiga and Paul were wonderful characters, and I loved ...


  3. says:

    I bought this book at a talk by the author at the Polish Heritage Society and had it signed to give as a birthday gift to a relative who enjoys history and genealogy Richard Lutz took family stories that his father had written down in 1950 s and put them together to make this novel Good story ver...


  4. says:

    A well told story based on real people Poland has a very interesting history It is a country unjustly oppressed and partitioned by it s neighbor countries This was the story of the migration of a young Polish family as well as other Poles as they made their way to America and the story of their...


  5. says:

    even though my great grandparents emigrated from Poland some 40 years after the characters in this book, I couldn t help but imagine them facing the same struggles the fear and uncertainty, coupled with 60 days confinement in the cargo hold o...


  6. says:

    Growing up I always heard my grandfather tell stories of coming over to the United States by boat In my child s mind I had visions of large cruise ships Titanic style Jadwiga s Crossing gives great insight into what our immigrant grandp...


  7. says:

    What an absolutely delightful historical account and a labor of love Started by Jadwiga and her husband Paul s grandson, it was finished by the next generation down I believe his son Excellent pacing, sweet story, and a good account ...


  8. says:

    This book is about Jadwiga and her husband Paul s journey to America from Poland in 1869 I thought i would like itthan I did the beginning the middle were kinda boring and it picked uptowards the end.


  9. says:

    Jagwida s Crossing is a great book, enjoyable by anyone but especially readers of Polish heritage It is a true account of the hardships and perils that Mr Lutz s great grandparents endured to realize their dream of a better life in America.The story begins in a fishing village in Poland and ends in Dunkirk, New York, but the greater part of it takes place aboard the ship carrying uncertain but bravely optimistic flesh and blood people to a new land and a new life My grandparents could very Jagwida s Crossing is a great book, enjoyable by anyone but especially readers of Polish heritage It is a true account of the hardships and perils that Mr Lutz s great grandparents endured to realize their dream of a better life in America.The story begins in a fishing village in Poland and ends in Dunkirk, New York, but the greater part of it takes place aboard the ship carrying uncertain but bravely optim...

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