Based on a true story of the dramatic rescue of young Lester Smith and his family after a violent storm hits their town of Port Washington on the shores of Lake Michigan. Beautifully illustrated and wonderfully written.
Learn about the values and ideas the Germans brought with them from the Old Country, including their achievements on the farm, in the workplace and in academia over the course of 150 years in Wisconsin.4
Readers will find in these pages the biography of a bridge, a requiem for a union, odes to autumn and spring, a poem about aging, tales of two shipwrecks, a frank take on segregation, a visit to a junkyard, memories of the summer of ’68, and more.
Beginning with a boyhood surrounded by storytellers, Jerry Apps engages readers with stories about his path to becoming one of the Midwest’s best-known and most revered writers. A book for book lovers!