Crossing The Bridge
Growing Up Norwegian-American in Depression & War 1925-1946

Earl A. Reitan

ISBN: 978-4-883477-28-8
Order Number: LOP288
Price: $12.95

This 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.

About the Author:
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.

144 pages, 1999, 5" x 8", hardcover

 


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