What Lies Behind the Mountains

What Lies Behind the Mountains

Author: Erika Campbell - Rennie

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 145009399X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 187

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It is 1883 when Magda gives birth to Theresia. Magda’s early death shortens Theresia’s childhood and forces her from one employment to another. Starting in Admont, to Vienna, and Meran, Italy. There, she finds herself alone to give birth to her daughter Anna. WWI means loss of her husband, home, and savings; she makes her decisions by faith. Anna bears three children pre- and during WWII. She loses two. Erika, the only surviving child grows up in the aftermath of WWII Tested and broken she also finds her “center” in the only way she can, through her Christian faith.
Behind the Mountains
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Oliver La Farge
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11 - Publisher: Sunstone Press

Pulitzer Prize-winner La Farge died in 1963. Of his many books, this work has earned the affection of Santa Feans and New Mexicans, who continue to regard it as a regional classic.
Beyond the Mountains of the Damned
Language: en
Pages: 247
Authors: Matthew McAllester
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-11 - Publisher: NYU Press

Tells the story of Kosovo's most war-devastated city through the lives of two neighbors, one a Serb and the other a Kosovar, who viewed the conflict respectively as a desperate struggle for survival and an exercise of power.
Beyond the Mountains
Language: en
Pages: 283
Authors: Drew A. Swanson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher: University of Georgia Press

Beyond the Mountains explores the ways in which Appalachia often served as a laboratory for the exploration and practice of American conceptions of nature. The region operated alternately as frontier, wilderness, rural hinterland, region of subsistence agriculture, bastion of yeoman farmers, and place to experiment with modernization. In these various
The Land Beyond the Mountains
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Janice Holt Giles
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-10-12 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

In her fourth novel of the Kentucky frontier, Giles combines her fascination for the past with her gift for storytelling. Had it not been for the loyalty of men like Giles's fictional hero, Major Cassius Cartwright, General James Wilkinson's 1783 attempt to create a Spanish empire in the West might
Trading Beyond the Mountains
Language: en
Pages: 450
Authors: Richard Mackie
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: UBC Press

During the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the North West and Hudson’s Bay companies extended their operations to the Pacific Ocean, where, with the aid of Native traders, they branched out into farming, fishing, logging, and mining. Mackie shows how the well-capitalized Hudson’s Bay Company created a regional economy