The life of a Norwegian immigrant family in 1910 San Francisco centers around Mama and her detailed, pennywise household budget. We follow t...更多>
: [reading the novel that she's just finished] "For long as I could remember, the house on the Larkin Street Hill had been home. Papa and Mama had both born in Norway but they came to San Francisco because Mama's sisters were here, all of us were born here. Nels, the oldest and the only boy, my sister Christine and the littlest sister Dagmar but first and foremost I remember Mama". Dr. Johnson: Are you a physician, sir? Dr. Johnson: I'm better physician than most doctors! Dr. Johnson: I'll do the operation myself. Uncle Chris Halverson: I'll watch. Dr. Johnson: [exasperated] You will do no such thing, sir! Uncle Chris Halverson: Always I watch operation. I'm the head of the family. Dr. Johnson: I allow no-one to attend my operations! Uncle Chris Halverson: Are so bad? Dr. Johnson: Are you a physician, sir? Uncle Chris Halverson: I'm a better physician than most doctors!