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Deacon Recalls His Immigrant Grandmother’s Gumption – and Discovers Her Struggle with Depression While he was growing up in Chicago, Deacon Don Grossnickle loved visiting his grandmother Maja, an immigrant from Sweden, and listening to her stories about her home country’s “enchanting winters, the Christmases, the sleighs, the horses, the beautiful lakes,” he recalled during aContinue reading “Immigrant Great Depression- Depression”
Julie rates 5.0 out of 5 stars. Verified Purchase Reviewed in the United States on October 25, 2020 Memorable, moving tale of an immigrant woman’s resiliency and determination. This true, touching story chronicles a young Swedish woman’s journey from Sweden to America in the 1920s. Maja was born into a successful Swedish family which enabledContinue reading “Positive Book Review: My Maja A Grandson’s Tribute (From Amazon)”
From a reader today: “Don Grossnickle,- I got your book today and read it straight through. I was riveted by her story and the effect she had on you. I so wish she had kept a diary so you could know what she thought and felt during her life. I think she kept her secretsContinue reading “Comments/Review on: My Maja A Grandson’s Tribute”
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