The Andersson Trail

The Andersson Trail

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Walking the Andersson Trail is a captivating story of a Swedish family who left their homeland, one by one, immigrating to North America for a promised better life. Beginning in the late 1800's, 16 year old John and his 14 year old brother Oscar, venture alone across the ocean and into the wilds of Canada. The story of their struggles and how they survived will amaze you. The Trail continues through six generations and mutable branches following each family's experiences with unimaginable hardships, dangers, obstacles, defeats and triumphs. Kick back and enjoy their adventures as you walk in the wooden shoes of the authors ancestors. This book is partially fiction but based primarily on the real story of the Andersson family.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 292 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 435g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514665093
  • 9781514665091

About Carolyn Vest

Author Carolyn Vest was born in Spokane Washington. She has spent most of her adult life in the North West living also in Oregon, California, Idaho, South Carolina and Georgia. Carolyn is the oldest of seven children and the grandmother of ten.She is active in her church, loves to hike, travel and decorate. Retiring in 2007 from a career of sales and marketing, Carolyn now enjoys traveling with her husband, writing and remodeling houses. She is a avid reader and is known by friends and family for her colorful writing. The Andersson Trail is her fourth published book, her first fiction/non fiction. Others include "ARE WE THERE YET, The misadventures of Helga, Heidi and Us which is a true life adventure traveling in an RV, and the many mishaps along the way. The second, ARE WE THERE YET TOO, is filled with over 2000 photos of the trip and poetry written over her life. Her third, JUST OPEN THE DOOR, the author tells her own story of survival in an alcoholic marriage and after 36 years, finally found the courage to move on. Starting with only the clothes on her back she tells how she started over in a land of strangers. It is a book of pain, courage and hope and a must read for anyone stuck in a bad situationshow more