Estonia’s War Children: A Fractured Generation: Their First Five Years in Their New Lands

, M. M. Estonia’s War Children: A Fractured Generation: Their First Five Years in Their New Lands. Brolga Publishing, 2015.

In this selection of memoirs compiled by Mai Maddisson, UW alum Merike Tamm (M.A. ’69, Ph.D., ’76) recounts her experience as a child born in a refugee camp in Germany, to Estonian parents, in 1946. She arrived in the US with her family in 1951, and went on to write a dissertation on Jane Austen under the direction of Joe Wiesenfarth.

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