Anything Can Happen has ratings and 38 reviews. Amanda said: Do you ever wonder what an immigrant from the ‘s went through when they arrived in. George Papashvily was a Georgian-American writer and sculptor. Contents. 1 Life; 2 Works Their first book was Anything Can Happen (), which recounted Papashvily’s experiences as a penniless immigrant. Originally published in a. This January Book of the Month Club dual selection was reported originally in September when scheduled for fall publication — as follows: “”And lots does.

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Papashvily died in in Cambria, California. I originally thought it was a novel, but it is a biography. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

This page was last edited on 29 Aprilat Nov 30, Elizabethtabor rated it it was amazing Shelves: But, what sets Georgi apart from others is his cheerful optimism. Even the backflap is something to behold, as it skips the author biography and instead implores its readers to buy war bonds in order to win the fight against fascism.

Jul 24, Adam Levine rated it it was amazing.

I ran across a fourth edition of this book, one with a Buy War Bonds appeal anyhhing the back of the dust jacket. Please choose whether or not hhappen want other users to anyyhing able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Are there others like Georgi needing our help today? English View all editions and formats Summary: Citations are based on reference standards.

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He seeks people who speak his language and who understand his culture. There is really no story line except going through this man’s assimilation into his new country. Russians — United States. Please provide an email address. Their new home is the US, and they are so grateful and proud of their new country.

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English View all editions and formats. Papashvily discovers that America may not exactly be the land flowing with milk and honey. One of my favorite features of the book! I found it a random on my book shelf. Jan 16, Jan rated it really liked it. Be aware, descriptions of Georgian food can make you crave a good shashlyk. Home About Help Search. The author and I aren’t in agreement on a few things, but it’s his life, and his book, and it’s very well done – and provides a good illustration of how much papashvjly lost in the way of manners, morals, and freedom, since it was written.

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I smiled all the way through this book. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: There’s a wide range of jobs — and of places sampled and found wanting. Remember me on this computer. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

You may have already requested this item. It was translated into 15 foreign languages, including Georgian in This is a warmly human story of immigrants becoming American, based largely on the author’s own story, embellished with hwppen that build up into good story telling.


I also grew to love my country ahppen bit more, too. Aything is a wonderful about a Georgian immigrant’s experiences in America – learning the language, finding work, meeting people, and making a life for himself. It is a wonderful telling of the immigrant experience. One of the best books ever; heart warming, humorous, enjoyable for young and old.

It shows the degree of tenacity needed by those who chose to make this country their home around the turn of the century.

Feb 03, Amanda Tero rated it really liked it. If you can find a copy of this book, buy 4 more and give them to your friends and family. My library Help Advanced Book Search. What’s not to love about this?

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