Lives Lived Large: Minnesotans in the Public Eye

Lives Lived Large: Minnesotans in the Public Eye

by Dean Urdahl


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Lives Lived Large: Minnesotans in the Public Eye by Dean Urdahl

Through business or science, sports or entertainment, the forty-one individuals in this book have affected the world around them in big ways. Starting as a history project in New London-Spice public schools, this book tells the stories of many of the famous people to have sprung from the fertile soil of Minnesota. Some of those included are: Jonny Lang, Leeann Chin, Carl Pohlad, Bud Grant, Kirby Puckett, Harmon Killebrew, Ann Bancroft, Jesse Ventura, John Najarian, Gary Paulsen, Eugene McCarthy, Tom Lehman, Harol Stassen, Gretchen Carlson, George (Pinky) Nelson, Will Steger, Louie Anderson, Linda Kelsey, Nancy Carlson, Walter Mondale, Orville Freeman

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780878391646
Publisher: North Star Press of Saint Cloud
Publication date: 05/28/2001
Pages: 189
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dean Urdahl taught American His­tory for thirty-five years at New London-Spicer Middle School in New London, Minnesota. He also coached cross-country running there for twenty-six years. In 2002, he was elected as a member of the Min­nesota State House of Representatives. Dean resides with his wife and editor, Karen, on a hobby farm near Grove City, Minnesota.

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