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Fallen from the Nest

The Epic of a Young Orphaned Immigrant

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Fallen from the Nest: The Epic of a Young Orphaned Immigrant by Florence L. Lacroix
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Martin was only 7 years old when he arrived in Canada in 1892, with a contingent of young British orphans. Not only did the young boy just lose his father, but this death had brought about the dismantling of his whole family and, when he emigrated to another country, this enhanced his feeling of being a bird "fallen from the nest." His adoptive parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Vezina of Ste Genevieve de Batiscan were warm-hearted, and they did all they could to recreate for him a happy home, which greatly helped the young immigrant to slip into his new life. But, so many obstacles strew his path! First, he had to learn French and then be accepted by his schoolmates, some of whom considered the arrival of this newcomer as a threat. And this was just the beginning!"
Release date NZ
December 1st, 2008
Pages
348
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
iUniverse
Dimensions
152x229x19
ISBN-13
9780595517732
Product ID
2964437

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