Music, an unplanned pregnancy, and the promise of the American dream shape the destiny of generations of the Meisenheimer family.
In 1904, when Frederick and Jette decide to leave their native Germany for America, they are transported to a new and different world. After their overseas voyage, they arrive in New Orleans as outsiders, not understanding English, and with a vague notion of where they are headed to find a new home.
"A GOOD AMERICAN is a sweet and touching family saga, peopled with unique characters and memorable events."
With the promise of a job and a large German popu