The Journal of Otto Peltonen: A Finnish Immigrant Story

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Product Details

Price
$9.95
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date
Pages
176
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.4 X 0.6 inches | 0.48 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781517910464

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About the Author

William Durbin is a writer and former teacher who lives on Lake Vermilion at the edge of Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. A winner of the Great Lakes Book Award and a two-time winner of the Minnesota Book Award, he has published twelve novels for young readers, including Song of Sampo Lake, The Darkest Evening, Blackwater Ben, and Dead Man's Rapids (all from Minnesota).

Reviews

"Historical notes and authentic photos round out this captivating, dramatic view of the past." --Booklist

"Very moving and thought-provoking." --Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Reviews

"A vivid picture of what life was like in these early 20th century mining towns." --Kidsreads