By Celia Hayes
edition, is a relatives saga of sturdy women and men, their loyalty to
their neighborhood, their new nation, and the problem of creating a new
life at the antagonistic Texas frontier. They got here from Germany to Texas in
1847, lower than the auspices of the Mainzer Adelsverein - the society
of aristocrats of Mainz, who attempted to fill a payment in Texas with
German farmers and craftsmen.
Christian "Vati" Steinmetz, the clockmaker of Ulm in Bavaria, has
brought his little kids: Magda - passionate and courageous,
courted by way of Texas Ranger Carl Becker, a tender frontiersman with a
dangerous previous. Her sister Liesel desires not anything greater than to be a good
wife to her husband Hansi, a stolid and sensible farmer known as by
circumstances to be anything larger within the increase years of the great
cattle ranches. Their brothers Friedrich and Johann, have continuously been
close - within the Civil conflict, one will put on Union blue, the other
Confederate gray homespun - yet always remember they're brothers. And
finally, there's Vati's followed daughter Rosalie, whose lifestyles ends as
it begun - in tragedy. yet Vati's relations will will live on and
ultimately triumph. they'll make their mark in Texas, their new land.
Adelsverein: it is approximately love and loss, pleasure and grief . . . and the occasionally wrenching technique of turning into American.
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