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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If anybody forgets why it is great to live in this country just read this book. I have learned that I need to be careful where I read this book!

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Anything can happen

Aug 05, Chris Georve rated it it was amazing. No trivia or quizzes yet. One of my all-time favorite books. I read it often forty years ago, and am pleased to find myself as charmed now as I was then.

Finally married, owning his own farm in Pennsylvania, with friends near by, geoege finds his own place in the country he has come to love. Are there others like Georgi needing our help today? This is a warmly human story of immigrants becoming American, based largely on the author’s own story, embellished with incidents that build up into good story telling.

Apr 18, Jan rated it really liked it. A delightful book, humorous and touching.

The E-mail Address es field is required. Their new home is the US, and they are so grateful and proud of their new country. You already recently rated this item. This book has been a favorite of mine for over a decade. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. I originally thought it was a novel, but it is a biography. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. I read a nice wartime edition. One of my favorite features of the book!

Aug 16, Rob Roy rated it really liked it Shelves: You wouldn’t think I could find a book from my favorite super-specific niche genre Short stories written in the mids by immigrants about the American experience in good humor and with good heart in a tiny used bookstore in Yellow Springs, Ohio, but hey Refresh and try again. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


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Jul 24, Adam Levine rated it it was amazing. In short vivid vignettes the author recounts his experiences as a new immigrant from Georgia, and his assimilation into U.

Instead, humor is sprinkled through the pages as he recounts his adventures and mishaps. With no formal happsn, Papashvily began carving in There is really no story line except going through this man’s assimilation into his new country.

Also, I cannot consider it a Christian book. Finding libraries that hold this item Heartbreakingly lovely and a reminder to stay honest and fair – no geodge what others do.