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It Happened in Minnesota
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It Happened in Minnesota

by Darrell Ehrlick
 

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True Tales from Minnesota’s History From the Milford Mine tragedy to the creation of SPAM, It Happened in Minnesota gives readers a unique look at intriguing people and episodes from the history of the North Star State. Live through the blinding, deadly blizzard of 1873. Meet J. R. Watkins, the former cure-all potion peddler who founded a company that eventually

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True Tales from Minnesota’s History From the Milford Mine tragedy to the creation of SPAM, It Happened in Minnesota gives readers a unique look at intriguing people and episodes from the history of the North Star State. Live through the blinding, deadly blizzard of 1873. Meet J. R. Watkins, the former cure-all potion peddler who founded a company that eventually pushed more than two hundred legitimate products. And learn why New Yorkers packed their bags for Minnesota City—the grass was definitely greener over there!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762743322
Publisher:
TwoDot
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Series:
It Happened In Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,319,149
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Darrell Ehrlick is the editor of the Winona Daily News in Minnesota. He was born in Billings, Montana and attended graduate school at Emory University and Bennington College. He is an avid reader and baseball fan. He and his wife, Angie, keep an eye on Minnesota, from their home right across the Mississippi River in Trempealeau, Wisconsin.

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