Willy from a Dutch Girl to an American Woman

Willy from a Dutch Girl to an American Woman

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A captivating account of how life changes a shy Dutch girl into a confident American woman. In the second title of her memoir author Willy Simonson takes readers on a journey of joy and heartache, poverty and abundance, hope and despair. After three years of courtship in the Netherlands, Willy married Louis Simonson in Flint, Michigan on June 17, 1956. Readers discover the highs and lows of Willy's life. She describes the excitement of raising her five children and the difficulty of becoming a caregiver of her selfish alcoholic mother. It portrays her disparaging battle for life while fighting an aggressive breast cancer at age forty one. Although lacking a formal education due to unfortunate circumstances, Willy became a successful self-taught real estate investor. Her stories of fishing adventures and traveling around the world with her husband Louis will leave you wanting more.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 348 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 19.81mm | 589.67g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507775814
  • 9781507775813