How We Survive Here, by Claire Gebben: Families Across Time

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How We Survive Here ($21.95, 334 pages, 6×9 Trade Paperback, ISBN: 978-1-60381-701-1), is a memoir by Claire Gebben with letter translations by Angela Weber. In 2008, Claire Gebben’s relative from Freinsheim, Germany, came to the Pacific Northwest, bringing with her fifteen letters, dated 1841 to 1900. As the two begin translating the Old German Script, they become […]

The Last of the Blacksmiths, by Claire Gebben: a Nineteenth Century German Immigrant Pursues the American Dream

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In The Last Of The Blacksmiths (ISBN: 978-1-60381-182-8, $16.95, 352 pp; February 15, 2014), Claire Gebben brings to life the moving story of Michael Harm, a nineteenth century blacksmith from the Bavarian Rhinelands who dares to follow his dreams of freedom and prosperity and travels from Germany to Cleveland, OH, to pursue an artisan way […]