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Bittersweet Memories
The Life Story of an Immigrant Daughter
by Barbara Hussmann Long

Overview


When the young daughter of a German scientist is transplanted to America, her new life is fraught with painful circumstances. With fear as her constant companion, carried by forces within and beyond herself, she survives and eventually thrives. This is her story.

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Description


Loneliness, divorce, and mental illness impact the formative years of an immigrant daughter. From the devastation of war to the challenge of life in a new country, she encounters both the best and worst of human nature, bittersweet. Through it all, she comes to realize that everyone struggles, but can choose their own path. She keeps going in the belief that she'll become stronger and wiser. It is hoped that in her story, others may find encouragement and support to cope through difficult times.

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About the author


Barbara Hussmann Long was born in Bad Homburg, Germany, and grew up near State College, Pennsylvania. She has two married daughters, five granddaughters, and lives with her husband on Long Island Sound. She worked in sales and management, and is involved in community and civic projects. She can be found on Facebook at Bittersweet Memories and at https://www.bittersweetmemories.net. 

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Book details

Genre:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Subgenre:Personal Memoirs

Language:English

Pages:178

Format:Paperback

eBook ISBN:9781543975888

Paperback ISBN:9781543975871


Overview


When the young daughter of a German scientist is transplanted to America, her new life is fraught with painful circumstances. With fear as her constant companion, carried by forces within and beyond herself, she survives and eventually thrives. This is her story.

Read more

Description


Loneliness, divorce, and mental illness impact the formative years of an immigrant daughter. From the devastation of war to the challenge of life in a new country, she encounters both the best and worst of human nature, bittersweet. Through it all, she comes to realize that everyone struggles, but can choose their own path. She keeps going in the belief that she'll become stronger and wiser. It is hoped that in her story, others may find encouragement and support to cope through difficult times.

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About the author


Barbara Hussmann Long was born in Bad Homburg, Germany, and grew up near State College, Pennsylvania. She has two married daughters, five granddaughters, and lives with her husband on Long Island Sound. She worked in sales and management, and is involved in community and civic projects. She can be found on Facebook at Bittersweet Memories and at https://www.bittersweetmemories.net. 

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