Adelsverein:The Complete Trilogy by Celia Hayes

By Celia Hayes

The Adelsverein Trilogy, now mixed in one hardbound
edition, is a kinfolk saga of robust women and men, their loyalty to
their neighborhood, their new nation, and the problem of establishing a new
life at the adverse 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 cost in Texas with
German farmers and craftsmen.
Christian "Vati" Steinmetz, the clockmaker of Ulm in Bavaria, has
brought his little children: Magda - passionate and courageous,
courted through 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 useful farmer referred to as by
circumstances to be whatever larger within the increase years of the great
cattle ranches. Their brothers Friedrich and Johann, have continually been
close - within the Civil warfare, 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 started - in tragedy. yet Vati's relatives will will live to tell the tale and
ultimately triumph. they are going to make their mark in Texas, their new land.
Adelsverein: it truly is approximately love and loss, pleasure and grief . . . and the occasionally wrenching strategy of turning into American.

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