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The Journey Takers Read & download Ë PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Leslie Albrecht Huber's ancestors were journey takers leaving their homes in Germany Sweden and England behind to sail to the US and start new lives here Huber sets out to trace these journeys and to understand her family who they were and what mattered to thHadn't expected Based on thousands of hours of research Huber recreates the immigration experience in a way that captures both its sweeping historical breadth and its intimately personal conseuences. Leslie has created a masterpiece a scrupulously researched and documented history of her paternal line which brings ancestors to life and weaves together her own uest in finding them with their ancestral uest for Zion The honesty and diligence of her search as well as the exciting discoveries she made along the way are impressive and page turning Her own growth from college student to mother are chronicled and have echoes in the stories she tells This is a treasure for her own family as well as an inspiration for others

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Leslie Albrecht Huber's ancestors were journey takers leaving their homes in Germany Sweden and England behind to sail to the US and start new lives here Huber sets out to trace these journeys and to. I really enjoyed about 85% of this book Along with her personal story of tracing her relatives Huber weaves in many interesting facts about the living conditions and the political and social climate that her ancestors lived in Her research seems solid and the book read very uicklyThis book is also good because it gives an idea of what kind of work and research is involved in doing genealogical work She talks about both successes and dead ends It was also heartwarming to see how many perfect strangers were willing to help her usually without even being askedThe only part I didn't like was all of the short fictional scenes she included where she imagines what various family members might have said or done When I'm working on family history I do like to imagine what my ancestors were like but I don't make up dialogue for them I understand why she decided to include these scenes but I felt that the facts she gave were enough The scenes just didn't work for meThat being said I definitely felt that this book was worth my time

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The Journey TakersUnderstand her family who they were and what mattered to them As she follows in their footsteps walking the paths they walked and looking over the land they farmed she finds herself on a journey she. I received this book from one of the Goodreads first read give aways It is probably not the type of book that I would have pulled from the bookshelves to read but I found it uite interesting The Journey Takers was a book about the author's ancestors It was packed with historical facts about Germany Sweden and Englandwhich I enjoyed reading about but the author gave some great insights into her ancestors' personal lives She also made wonderful connections to how we in our everyday journeys through life have our ups and downs just like our ancestors