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You Know You're in Minnesota When...: 101 Quintessential Places, People, Events, Customs, Lingo, and Eats of the North Star State
     

You Know You're in Minnesota When...: 101 Quintessential Places, People, Events, Customs, Lingo, and Eats of the North Star State

by Berit Thorkelson
 

You know you're in Minnesota when ...
... a stinky jellyfish inspires nostalgia
... Deer Opener is practically a statewide holiday
... you play boot hockey

Minnesota has its own view of the world. Look through that lens and learn 101 quintessential people, places, events, eats, and traditions that help form the personality of the North Star State. You'll

Overview

You know you're in Minnesota when ...
... a stinky jellyfish inspires nostalgia
... Deer Opener is practically a statewide holiday
... you play boot hockey

Minnesota has its own view of the world. Look through that lens and learn 101 quintessential people, places, events, eats, and traditions that help form the personality of the North Star State. You'll find out where dried codfish soaked in lye is the meal of choice, why the start of deer season is also known as "Widows' Weekend," and just how many varieties of hockey the locals play. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a born-and-bred native, this book will make you smile as you discover what it really means to be in Minnesota.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762738953
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/2005
Series:
You Know You're In Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.33(d)

Meet the Author


Minnesota native Berit Thorkelson specializes in Midwestern travel. Her writing has appeared in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune, the Chicago Tribune, and Midwest Living magazine.

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