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 Product Detail - "Dear Unforgettable Brother": The Starvig Letters from Norway & America, 1881-19

"Dear Unforgettable Brother"
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Pursuing a brighter future in the United States, Lars Stavig leaves his family in Norway and journeys to the prairies of Dakota Territory. Though their paths never cross again, he and his brother continue to write, sharing their experiences across the sea. Over 130 years have passed since Lars first wrote home to Knut Starvig. Like the lives their authors lived, their letters reflect the challenges faced by the families in both Norway and America. Covering the span of five decades, these letters gained popularity through an award-winning South Dakota Public Broadcasting Corporation film.