Patricia Johnson Eilola
Finnish North American Literature Association
A Finntown of the Heart. St. Cloud, MN: North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc., 1998.
This is a historical fiction about a young girl growing up in a two separate
languages, Finnish at home and English at School.
The Fabulous Family Hölömöläiset: A Minnesota Finnish Family’s Oral Tradition.
St. Cloud, MN: North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc., 1996.
This book is a tale within a tale, a story of a Finnish immigrant family in the north
country. It draws on stories and individuals in the life of the author.