Tuesday, February 17, 2009

New Book Review of "A Long Way Downstream"

Much to my surprise, I found a short new book review of my family history, A Long Way Downstream: The Life and Family of Thibertine Johnson Winje, Norwegian-American Pioneer at the Minnesota Historical Society. Oh wait, can it get any better? Apparently, the curator at the library recommended my book to the National Library of Norway, in Oslo. My great great grandmother Thibertine is now off in the mail, returning to the Old Country. You'd better believe that I'm tickled purple over that!


Barbara Holz Sullivan said...


What a great tribute! Did you send a copy of your book to the Minnesota Historical Society or did they find it on their own? Your year is off to a great start.

Charley "Apple" Grabowski said...

Very cool - Congrats!

Chery Kinnick said...

Thank you, Ladies!

Barbara - I gave a copy to the Minnesota Historical Society because I used a significant number of photographs from their online archives. The MHS librarian notified the curator of the Norwegian-American collection at the National Library in Oslo, Norway, who then sent me a letter asking to buy a copy. I'm glad Grandma Thibertine is going home to Norway!