Anna’s house: the American colony in Jerusalem

Author: Odd Karsten Tveit

Language: English

Summary: Anna’s House tells the story of a young Norwegian girl whose family emigrated to America in the middle of the 19th century, and who later became a charismatic sect leader from Chicago who brought her flock to Jerusalem in 1881. Though of Norwegian origin, her story becomes truly an American saga in Jerusalem, which parallels the radical changes in the Middle East, the results of which we are living through today. Source:

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