Sigga of Reykjavik

Sigga of Reykjavik by Solveig Eggerz 0997148985 9780997148985
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Sigga of Reykjavik is the story of a spirited young woman who flees the abusive conditions on an Icelandic farm, only to face grinding poverty in Depression-era Reykjavik. Her struggle for independence runs parallel to Icelands quest for freedom from Danish dominance. Born a century before the Me-Too movement, Sigga supports her family, working among men who learn never to touch Sigga without her permission.

An adventurous spirit, Sigga is thrilled when World War II brings Iceland out of centuries of isolation. Thousands of Allied forces occupy the country, bringing money and work. But moral dilemmas abound as Sigga seeks to financially exploit the occupation while at the same time protecting her young and beautiful red-headed daughter from soldiers.

Author: Solveig Eggerz

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 290

Publisher: Bacon Press Books

Publication Date: 2019-02-21

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