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User Review  - MSFJones - LibraryThing

This book is one of my favorite kinds to read; it spans over an almost 100 year period, following an American family that began with the immigration of a young couple, Frederick and Jette, from ... Read full review

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User Review  - Enamoredsoul - LibraryThing

When I received a copy of "A Good American" by Alex George, I was surprised to find a musical instrument and musical notes on it's cover. I found the cover to be rather beautiful, but was confused as ... Read full review

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User Review  - UnderMyAppleTree - LibraryThing

What a wonderful surprise! I received this in audio for review and knew little about the book other than it was historical fiction. As I began listening I was immediately swept away into the saga of ... Read full review

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User Review  - ForeignCircus - LibraryThing

This multi-generational immigrant story tells the complicated and enduring tale of one family's life and loves. After Frederick and Jette flee Hanover to start a new life, they end up in the small ... Read full review

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User Review  - erinclark - LibraryThing

What a delightful and engrossing read this was. The story begins as Jette and Frederick Meissenheimer flee Germany in 1903 as lovers on the run from Jettes unsupportive parents. She is expecting their ... Read full review

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User Review  - alandee - LibraryThing

A Good American is a superlative rendering of the immigrant experience of Henriette and Frederick Meisenheimer in Beatrice, Missouri in the early 1900's. The novel is narrated by their grandson James ... Read full review

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User Review  - arielfl - LibraryThing

Thank you to Library Thing and G.P. Putnam's Sons for providing me with an advance copy of this book to review. Wow! I don't know that I would have rushed out to pick this up if I hadn't won a copy ... Read full review


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