A German girl and her American dream

Birgitta Messmer
Biographies & Memoirs

Laura grew up in the security of her grandparents' unconditional love. This all changes when she goes to live with her parents. What is she doing wrong, that makes her mother so unloving and cold toward her? Why is she treating her brother so differently, when Laura tries so desperately to please her?
Suddenly, her father dies and a deep family secret is being revealed. Her whole world changes and she experiences great disappointments. When a relative invites her to come to America, her journey full of trials and tribulations ensues, all due to her quest for love and her American dream.
AMIGIRL is the story of her emigration to the United States and the twist of fate that brings her back home. It portrays her fight for honor and dignity and her struggle to remain true to herself. It is a true story about love, pain, forgiveness and perseverance and is a testimony to the strength that lies within us.