Dakota Tales

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Melvin Jensen participated with gusto in the twentieth century as it unfolded in America's heartland. His entertaining and personal tales show us that the real heroes of our time are not necessarily those who make the ten o'clock news, but "ordinary" individuals who live with inner strength and courage.

The author of this book began his life in 1912 amid conditions that have broken lesser spirits. He faced challenges and witnessed events that might have caused many to lose faith...

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Overview

Melvin Jensen participated with gusto in the twentieth century as it unfolded in America's heartland. His entertaining and personal tales show us that the real heroes of our time are not necessarily those who make the ten o'clock news, but "ordinary" individuals who live with inner strength and courage.

The author of this book began his life in 1912 amid conditions that have broken lesser spirits. He faced challenges and witnessed events that might have caused many to lose faith and become bitter. The spirit that shines through these extraordinary tales, however, is one of hope and an undying faith in life and the goodness of God. We are told of hardships and tragedies, not with pathos and complaint, but simply as situations that had to be met head-on with optimism, hard work, a firm confidence in his fellow human beings, and—perhaps his most characteristic trait—a sense of humor.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595159963
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/2001
  • Pages: 108
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.26 (d)

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