From the Rhine to Penn's Woods: A Pennsylvania German Family in the American Revolution
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Adam Staudt and his family leave their Palatinate village of Frankenthal in 1753 and endure a two-month ocean voyage before arriving in Philadelphia. They trek west to the Tulpehocken Settlement, the Indians' "land of the turtles," in Reading, Pa. In this 18th century historical novel, the author portrays the hardships and the fortitude of Palatinate settlers who survived Pennsylvania's Tulpehocken frontier and the Revolution of 1776. (263pp. Author, 2008.)
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