The Long Way Home: An American Journey from Ellis Island to the Great War by David LaskinThe Long Way Home: An American Journey from Ellis Island to the Great War by David Laskin

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

byDavid Laskin

Paperback | March 15, 2011

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The Long Way Home is a riveting remembrance of the Great War by a master writer…. Deeply compelling.” — Douglas Brinkley

“Moving, revealing, and lovingly researched, this book is a must read, and a great read, for any of us whose forebears came from overseas-meaning just about all of us.” — Erik Larson

The author of the award-winning The Children’s Blizzard, David Laskin, returns with a remarkable true story of the immigrants who risked their lives fighting for America during the Great War.

David Laskin is the author ofThe Children's Blizzard, winner of the Midwest Booksellers' Choice Award for nonfiction and the Washington State Book Award. His writing has appeared inThe New York Times,The Wall Street Journal, andSmithsonianmagazine. He lives in Seattle, Washington.
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Title:The Long Way Home: An American Journey from Ellis Island to the Great WarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.01 inPublished:March 15, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006123334X

ISBN - 13:9780061233340

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“David Laskin’s latest, The Long Way Home, reads with the heart-quickening pace of a novel as he focuses his gaze on a band of real-life characters who emigrated to the United States in the years just before World War I.”