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Journey of the wild geese

a Quaker romance in war-torn Europe

by Madeleine Yaude Stephenson

  • 289 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by International Productions in Pasadena, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Stephenson, Madeleine Yaude.,
    • Stephenson, Edwin.,
    • American Friends Service Committee -- Biography.,
    • Civilian Public Service -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief -- France.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • Volunteer workers in social service -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Madeleine Yaude Stephenson and Edwin "Red" Stephenson.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsStephenson, Edwin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD809.U5 S87 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination316 p. :
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL395258M
      ISBN 100964804239
      LC Control Number98074015
      OCLC/WorldCa40228079

        Wild Geese, the sequel to the Governor General's Award winning novel Greener Grass, follows Kit Byrne and her friend Mick O'Toole after fleeing famine-ravaged the Atlantic aboard a notorious "coffin ship", through quarantine, and into the heart of North America, the two displaced teenagers endure storms, epidemics, and discrimination.5/5(2).


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Mary Oliver was born to Edward William and Helen M. (Vlasak) Oliver on Septemin Maple Heights, Ohio, a semi-rural suburb of Cleveland. Her father was a social studies teacher and an athletics coach in the Cleveland public schools.

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This sequel takes up days after the previous work ended and, like its predecessor, is narrated by its protagonist. Kit, pursued as a criminal, has safely made it on board an immigrant "coffin" ship bound for Canada, disguised as a boy and Author: Caroline Pignat.

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