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Voices for the land : Minnesotans write about the places they love

Author: Brian Peterson; Minnesota Historical Society.
Publisher: St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"In this extraordinary tribute to the importance of the ordinary places in our lives, fifty-two Minnesotans write about the special, sometimes secret, places that give their lives meaning"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
Local history
Biography Anecdotes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Peterson; Minnesota Historical Society.
ISBN: 0873514319 9780873514316 0873514327 9780873514323
OCLC Number: 49495104
Notes: Published in cooperation with 1000 Friends of Minnesota.
Produced by the Minnesota Historical Society.
Includes index.
Description: x, 116 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Winter. (The cathedral / Michael Forbes --
Circles and mounds / Tom Patterson --
A place in the city / Yujung Hu --
Trespass / Elizabeth Weir --
Sauna moments / Judy Henderson --
Ice magic / Molly Dworsky --
The bog / Carla Hagen --
Winter on Lake Calhoun / Carol Dines --
The dirt road / Jeri Niedenfuer --
Powderhorn Park / Elspeth Kate Ronnander --
Holy land / Karen Schlenker --
Park Point / Lisa Brecht --
Heart in the hill / Mary Woodford --
The day's last glow / Lacy Belden --
Tamarack bog / Larry Schug --
Wood Lake in winter / Gustave Axelson). Spring. (Meditations / Joan Jarvis Ellison --
Pigeon River / Joanne Hart --
Helen Allison Savanna / Don Kaddatz --
God's own hymn / Eleva Potter --
"Lots for sale, with lake view" / Jean Sramek --
Cedar Avenue / Jan Petrovich --
First love / Newell Searle --
Picnic Highway / Lora Polack Oberle --
Another Minnesota / Mark Vinz --
The horizons of Reverend Cliff / Forrest Johnson --
My aunt's farm / Brian Cornelius --
Paradise / Lewann Sotnak). Summer. (Tower Hill / John Holmquist --
Camping memories / Thuy Nguyen --
Urban wildlife / Margaret Miles --
Mother Earth / Catherine Doege --
Big Woods restoration / Lawrence Morgan --
This ground I love / Jane L. Toleno --
Love with a root system / Becca Brin Manlove --
The big tree / Lynn Lokken --
The farm / Kayleen Larson --
Hiawatha Oaks Preserve / Patricia Isaak --
My lost Paradise / Mai Nguyen Haselman --
In passing / Peter Pierson). Fall. (One of the last / Jessyca Duerr --
Rasmussen Woods / Micaela Brown --
The island of pheasants on the West Eighty / Bill Holm --
City rituals / Greta Cunningham --
Buffalo Ridge / Howard Schaap --
A remembrance / Rosemary Ruffenach --
Sacred ground / Reuben Dunder --
Deer stand / Andy Rotchadl --
Near winter / Al Paulson --
Rocks and roses / Katharine Johnson --
Riverview Cemetery / Joan P. Pasiuk --
The west bank / Gil Quaal).
Responsibility: photographs by Brian Peterson ; forewords by Paul Gruchow and Jim Brandenburg.

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"In this extraordinary tribute to the importance of the ordinary places in our lives, fifty-two Minnesotans write about the special, sometimes secret, places that give their lives meaning"--Jacket.

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