Below Rollstone Hill

Written by Paula Robbins

Retail: $12.95
ISBN: 9780878391486
Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches
Pages: 131

Lured by promises of an easy life and wealth and prosperity not available in Finland, the Grinlund family immigrated to America in the early 20th century. Aino, the headstrong, independent second-youngest child, soon finds that the world has many pitfalls as she moves from the relative safety of Fitchburg, Mass., to Finnish Harlem in New York City. Introduced to speakeasies, alcohol, and young men, Aino contracts the dreaded syphilis.