Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage

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  1. Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders
    The year is 1896, and St. Paul’s magnificent Winter Carnival is under way when Holmes and Watson are summoned by the city’s most powerful man, railroad magnate James J. Hill. A wealthy young man disappears on the eve... Learn More
    Published: 29th March 2011
    Paperback | £11.99
  2. Song of Sampo Lake
    For fifteen-year-old Matti Ojala and his family, Finnish immigrants in Minnesota in 1900, starting a new life in America is both a hardship and an opportunity. After a tragic mining accident kills their beloved uncle, the family... Learn More
    Published: 14th February 2011
    Paperback | £9.99
  3. The Music of Failure

    The Music of Failure

    Written by Bill Holm, Foreword by Jim Heynen, Afterword by David Pichaske

    Series Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage

    University of Minnesota Press

    "The ground bass is failure; America is the key signature; Pauline Bardal is the lyrical tune that sings at the center; Minneota, Minnesota, is the staff on which the tunes are written."So begins the masterful title piece from... Learn More
    Published: 29th April 2010
    Paperback | £13.99
  4. Carew

    Carew

    Written by Rod Carew and Ira Berkow

    Series Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage

    University of Minnesota Press

    When Rod Carew retired in 1985, following twelve seasons with the Minnesota Twins and seven with the California Angels, he had amassed seven batting titles, more than three thousand hits, and eighteen All-Star selections and was... Learn More
    Published: 29th March 2010
    Paperback | £15.99
  5. Wanda Gág
    Now in paper.At the young age of just 15, Wanda Gág received her dying father's last wish that she take up his dream of becoming a successful artist: "What papa couldn't do, Wanda would have to finish." Wanda... Learn More
    Published: 28th January 2010
    Paperback | £13.99
  6. The Wily Woodchucks

    The Wily Woodchucks

    Written by Georgia Travers, Illustrated by Flavia Gág

    Series Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage

    University of Minnesota Press

    Meet Pudgy and Charles, two sleepy and thoroughly content woodchucks that live in the countryside. Their neighbors are a kind family whose marvelous garden is bursting with fresh vegetables-just the thing hungry woodchucks love... Learn More
    Published: 18th June 2009
    Hardback | £11.99
  7. The 400 Story
    Three midwestern railroads introduced luxury passenger service in 1935, competing for Chicago–Twin Cities business and leisure travelers. Chicago and North Western's modern, sleek, and fast rail line began with a conventional... Learn More
    Published: 2nd May 2008
    Paperback | £24.99
  8. Homes in the Heartland
    Available for the first time in paperback and with a new preface, Homes in the Heartland offers a captivating explanation of the revolutionary balloon frame house construction that swept across Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South... Learn More
    Published: 28th March 2008
    Paperback | £20.99
  9. Rails to the North Star
    "Railroads were the country's first big business providing the nation's vital cardiovascular system, setting the tempo of life everywhere. All of it was reflected locally. . . . Rails to the North Star is a masterful catalog of... Learn More
    Published: 2nd January 2008
    Paperback | £24.99
  10. Seven Iron Men
    . . The Merritts leap from the chronicle in all the colors of life—especially Lon, the king of them all, with his maudlin poetizing, his childlike faith in mankind, and his incredible tropical hat. It is a tale full of thrills,... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2007
    Paperback | £14.99
  11. The White Pine Industry in Minnesota
    "From the first logging operation to the closing of the last mill this book is so thorough, so comprehensive, so well organized, and so useful that it must take its place with the outstanding monographs of economic and western... Learn More
    Published: 4th September 2007
    Paperback | £14.99
  12. The Hiawatha Story
    First there was a single experimental coach, then an entire fleet. Soon Hiawatha was a railway legend. Loved for their radically new, streamlined look, the Hiawatha's Art Deco engines were a hallmark of American industrial design—a... Learn More
    Published: 21st May 2007
    Paperback | £24.99
  13. Finding Betty Crocker
    While Betty Crocker is often associated with 1950s happy homemaking, she originally belonged to a different generation. Created in 1921 as a "friend to homemakers"for the Washburn Crosby Company (a forerunner to General Mills)... Learn More
    Published: 19th March 2007
    Paperback | £12.99
  14. More Tales from Grimm
    Renowned children’s book author Wanda Gág presents these classic Grimm tales, accompanied by whimsical illustrations. Drawing on her peasant heritage and childlike sense of wonder, Gág translated the fairy... Learn More
    Published: 10th September 2006
    Paperback | £13.99
  15. Tales from Grimm

    Tales from Grimm

    By Wanda Gág

    Series Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage

    University of Minnesota Press

    Renowned children’s book author Wanda Gág presents these classic Grimm tales, accompanied by whimsical illustrations. Drawing on her peasant heritage and childlike sense of wonder, Gág translated the fairy... Learn More
    Published: 10th September 2006
    Paperback | £13.99
  16. Dining Car To The Pacific
    An affectionate history of the dining car service of the Northen Pacific Railway including its large commissary system. It was originally published as Dining Car Line to the Pacific in 1990, by the Minnesota Historical Society... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2004
    Paperback | £20.99
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