The long way home an American journey from Ellis Island to the Great War

Title The long way home an American journey from Ellis Island to the Great War
Names Laskin, David.
Book Number DBC00389
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation This is an engrossing and moving story of 12 men, all of them immigrants to the U.S., who were transformed by their brief but intense experiences as soldiers in WWI. They included Italians, Poles, Scandinavians, Slovaks, Jews, and Irishmen. Most of them did not relish military service, and some of them fled their homelands to avoid conscription. Before they were drafted or enlisted in the U.S. military, few of them understood or cared about the issues that had torn apart a Europe that they had left behind. Tells their individual stories from boot camp to combat in France, one can see their gradual merging with their fellow soldiers into a true "band of brothers." Some violence.
Narrator Munat, Florrie.
Local Subject History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
War (Non-Fiction) - WNF
Audience Notes Contains violence.
Female narrator.
LC Subject World War, 1914-1918 - Biography
Soldiers - United States - Biography
Immigrants - United States - Biography
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Talking books
Call Number 940.48173 ANF
Language English
Released 2017
Publication Info Seattle : Washington Talking Book and Braille Library, 2017
Original Publication Recorded from: 1st ed. [New York] : Harper, ℗â™2010. 9780061233333
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