photo-illustrated narrative account of Lake Wobegon as it REALLY
was, gives the reader an affecting glimpse into the lives of three
generations crossing the bridge from 1800's Old World Norway into
main-stream American life.
Dr. Earl A. Reitan received his BA degree from Concordia College
in Moorhead, Minnesota in 1948 and his Ph. D. in history from the
University of Illinois in 1954. A veteran of WWII, he served as
a rifleman with the 3rd Infantry Division on the Anzio beachhead,
in the first wave landing in southern France [where he was wounded]
and in the Vosges and Colmar Pocket campaigns. Presently, Dr. Reitan
lives in southern Illinois with his wife Carol.
pages, 1999, 5" x 8", hardcover