An examination of an influential politician and humanitarian
George McGovern was born and raised in South Dakota where he developed the strong moral convictions that have made him a political legend. The nine essays in this book explore the events that shaped this extraordinary man and provide new insights into his career and legacy.
Memoir of the last man to serve Wild Bill Hickok a drink
Hard Knocks captures the squalor and excitement of the frontier West and exudes the gore and glory of those early days. Sam Young left home at fourteen to seek out the West he had read about in dime novels. His incredible story is told here.
Inspired by Henry David Thoreau, Aldo Leopold, and Annie Dillard, Jerry Wilson’s eco-memoir Waiting for Coyote’s Call covers twenty-five years of trying to live life leaving as small an environmental footprint as possible. Wilson encourages readers to think about their place in nature through his family’s quest to live equably with the natural world on 160 acres of prairie and woodland near the Missouri River in South Dakota.