Here’s an update on the Jerry Apps program Saturday, April 2, 1:30pm at the library. The Wisconsin Historical Society has posted our event on their webpage and it is very nicely put:
Here is a little bio from his webpage: http://www.jerryapps.com/
Jerry Apps, born and raised on a Wisconsin farm, is Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the author of more than 35 books, many of them on rural history and country life. His nonfiction books include: Living a Country Year, Every Farm Tells a Story, When Chores Were Done, Humor from the Country, Country Ways and Country Days, One-Room Schools, Cheese, Breweries of Wisconsin, Ringlingville USA (History of Ringling Brothers circus),Old Farm: A History, Barns of Wisconsin, Horse Drawn Days: A Century of Farming With Horses, Campfires and Loon Calls, Whispers and Shadows, and Wisconsin Agriculture: A History. His children’s books include:Stormy, Eat Rutabagas, Tents, Tigers and the Ringling Brothers, and Casper Jaggi: Master Swiss Cheese Maker, and Letters From Hillside Farm (A YA novel). He has an audio book, The Back Porch and Other Stories. Jerry has published Six novels, The Travels of Increase Joseph, In a Pickle: A Family Farm Story, Blue Shadows Farm, Cranberry Red, Tamarack River Ghost, and The Great Sand Fracas of Ames County. Jerry is a former publications editor for UW-Extension, an acquisitions editor for the McGraw-Hill Book Company, and editor of a national professional journal.
Jerry’s forthcoming book is called Telling Your Story. It’s a guide for those who’d like to write their own memoir. This will be a very special event, hope you can join us!
Cele Wolf, Librarian Director
Soldiers Grove Public Library
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