We made it through the winter: a memoir of northern Minnesota boyhood
Written by a Minnesota native son, We Made It Through the Winter is a book for all seasons and all readers. A distinguished author of history and fiction, Walter O'Meara re-creates times that were at once romantic and real.
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Wonders and Marvels 1906
And So Did We
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