Mysterious Builder of Seattle Landmarks: Searching for My Father (Paperback)

Mysterious Builder of Seattle Landmarks: Searching for My Father By Paula Pederson, Wiley Wendy (Editor) Cover Image

Mysterious Builder of Seattle Landmarks: Searching for My Father (Paperback)

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(Indexed edition) After decades of believing her mother's tale that Danish immigrant
Hans Pederson left them penniless, author Paula Pederson uncovers
the truth abouther father's wealth and prolific contributions to Seattle,
Washington. Paula discovers her mysterious father's boom to bust life
in the early 1900s, as she grapples with family secrets and
heartbreaking deception in this very personal memoir. Her coming-ofage
journey begins in Seattle then travels to Singapore, Shanghai,
Honolulu, New York, New Jersey, Maine and finally to North
Carolina. (Indexed)

"Pederson's discoveries about her father Hans have filled an
important gap in regional architectural history."

Larry Kreisman,
Historic Seattle

"...like a long, newsy letter from a friend...precisely
what makes this book so charming and exceptional, and such an
addictive read."

Laurie Bogart Morrow, author The Hardscrabble
Chronicles

Product Details ISBN: 9781943478019
ISBN-10: 1943478015
Publisher: Paula Pederson
Publication Date: October 7th, 2017
Pages: 332
Language: English