The Long Way Home: An American Journey from Ellis Island to the Great War

The Long Way Home: An American Journey from Ellis Island to the Great War

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From the author of The Children's Blizzard comes an epic story of the sacrifice and service of an immigrant generation.

When the United States entered World War I in 1917, one-third of the nation's population had been born overseas or had a parent who was an immigrant. At the peak of U.S. involvement in the war, nearly one in five American soldiers was foreign-born. Many of these immigrant soldiers—most of whom had been drafted—knew little of America outside… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: HarperCollins e-books (March 16, 2010)

Collection: HarperCollins e-books

Format: EPUB

Page count: 416 pages

File size: 8.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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