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In Cod We Trust [electronic resource] : Living the Norwegian Dream

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780816656233Publication details: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2008.ISBN:
  • 9780816666379
Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: In Cod We Trust : Living the Norwegian DreamDDC classification:
  • 914.81045
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Contents:
Contents; A Cambridge Education; From Colony to Homeland; A Beautiful Day in Hell; "Screw Yourself" at IKEA; Janteloven; The Chest; Munch Is Dårlig; Aliens; Living the Norwegian Dream; Porridge Night; Norsk Course; A to Å; Cabin Culture; A True Norwegian; Paul Bunyan's Blacksmith?; "Take Everything for Good Fish"; A Free Upbringing; Columbus Was Norwegian; On the Meat Bus; Bargain Babies; Earth Mothers at the Sick House; The Name of the Devil; Mørketid: The Dark Time; Tran!; Rakfisk: Riskier Than Lutefisk; Juletid; Fish in Lye; Born Wearing Skis; "The World's Most Beautiful Voyage"
Snowbound in BodøThe Knitting Hall of Fame; Døping the Baby; In Cod We Trust; Syttende Mai: Constitution Day; You Can't Eat Beauty; Acknowledgments; Snakker Du Norsk?
Summary: Eric Dregni?s great-grandfather Ellef fled Norway in 1893 when it was the poorest country in Europe. More than one hundred years later, his great-grandson traveled back to find that?mostly due to oil and natural gas discoveries?it is now the richest. The circumstances of his return were serendipitous, as the notice that Dregni won a Fulbright Fellowship to go there arrived the same week as the knowledge that his wife Katy was pregnant. Braving a birth abroad and benefiting from a remarkably generous health care system, the Dregnis? family came full circle when their son Eilif was born in Norwa
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Contents; A Cambridge Education; From Colony to Homeland; A Beautiful Day in Hell; "Screw Yourself" at IKEA; Janteloven; The Chest; Munch Is Dårlig; Aliens; Living the Norwegian Dream; Porridge Night; Norsk Course; A to Å; Cabin Culture; A True Norwegian; Paul Bunyan's Blacksmith?; "Take Everything for Good Fish"; A Free Upbringing; Columbus Was Norwegian; On the Meat Bus; Bargain Babies; Earth Mothers at the Sick House; The Name of the Devil; Mørketid: The Dark Time; Tran!; Rakfisk: Riskier Than Lutefisk; Juletid; Fish in Lye; Born Wearing Skis; "The World's Most Beautiful Voyage"

Snowbound in BodøThe Knitting Hall of Fame; Døping the Baby; In Cod We Trust; Syttende Mai: Constitution Day; You Can't Eat Beauty; Acknowledgments; Snakker Du Norsk?

Eric Dregni?s great-grandfather Ellef fled Norway in 1893 when it was the poorest country in Europe. More than one hundred years later, his great-grandson traveled back to find that?mostly due to oil and natural gas discoveries?it is now the richest. The circumstances of his return were serendipitous, as the notice that Dregni won a Fulbright Fellowship to go there arrived the same week as the knowledge that his wife Katy was pregnant. Braving a birth abroad and benefiting from a remarkably generous health care system, the Dregnis? family came full circle when their son Eilif was born in Norwa