By Celia Hayes
edition, is a relatives saga of robust women and men, their loyalty to
their group, their new kingdom, and the problem of establishing a new
life at the opposed 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 kids: 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 sensible farmer referred to as by
circumstances to be anything larger within the growth years of the great
cattle ranches. Their brothers Friedrich and Johann, have constantly been
close - within the Civil battle, 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 family members will will continue to exist and
ultimately triumph. they're going to make their mark in Texas, their new land.
Adelsverein: it really is approximately love and loss, pleasure and grief . . . and the occasionally wrenching strategy of changing into American.
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