A SENSE OF PLACE

Plains

"The Map is Not the Territory"
--S.I.Hayakawa

To further understanding where we live, the Upper Great Plains, the culture and the history of the territory, the books below are offered. We believe that each adds a bit to our larger sense of place.

People         Places

Art           History

PEOPLE



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THE HUTTERITES*

Lives and Images of a Communal People

By Samuel Hofer

"His account of Hutterite life, past and present, is objective, thorough and entertaining. . . The book is a must read for anyone who wants to understand our Hutterite neighbors." --Mack McConnell, Rural Montana Magazine
Trade paper, 8.5" x 11",
184 pages,140 photographs,
$19.95, ISBN 0-9693056-9-9
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JacobHutter

Jacob Hutter's Friends

Twelve Narrative Voices
From Switzerland to South Dakota
Over four Centuries

By Marian Kleinsasser Towne

A blend of fact and fiction tracing the Hutterite saga from its roots to the Great Plains of the present day.

Trade paper, $20.00, ISBN 0-9642666-5-2.

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Drop Him

Drop Him Till He Dies*

By C. John Egan

The twisted tragedy of immigrant homesteader Thomas Egan, tried for the crime of killing his wife and hanged three times, only to be vindicated decades later by a deathbed confession. Or was he? A true story!

Trade Paper, Photos, maps, 167 pages, 5 1/2"x 8 1/2",
$12.95, NOW ONLY $5.95 ISBN 0-944287-12-3.
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Elders/Faith

Elders of the Faiths*

By Mark W. McGinnis

A remarkable revelation of religious convictions from the prairie plains. Fifteen interviews and portraits of elders from various religions.

Trade Paper, 63 pages, 5 1/2"x 8 1/2",
$9.95,
NOW ONLY $4.95 ISBN 0-944287-15-8.
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PLACES



Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS

The City and The People

By William J. Reynolds

"The Queen City of the Plains" gets a delightful once-over in the lighthearted style of one of its noted writers. Filled with colorful photos of the present metropolis, along with black and white illustrations from its prairie-town past.
Trade paper, 8.5" x 11",112 pages,
$15.95, ISBN 1-56037-070-X

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Geography of SD

The Geography of South Dakota

Revised Edition

By Edward Patrick Hogan and
Erin Hogan Fouberg

Written for the general reader as well as for the student, for the visitor to the state as well as for the native, The Geography of South Dakota is a thorough overview of a land of impressive diversity.
Hardbound,200 pages,$25.00
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Geography of SD

Natural History of the Black Hills and Badlands

By Sven G. Froiland, with a section on the Badlands By Ronald Weedon

If you really want to know the Black Hills and the Badlands, this is the place to start. Concise, yet comprehensive, with illustrations and maps.
Trade paper, 232 pages. $13.95, Hardbound, $18.95 .
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ART
Art of SD

An Illustrated History of the Arts in South Dakota

By Arthur R. Huseboe, with a major section on Sioux arts by Arthur Amiotte

A hundred years of achievement in the arts is chronicled in this comprehensive book. Detailed accounts of major artists in the context of the vast panorama of the creative landscape.
Hardcover, Large format, 396 pages.
Illustrated with 40 full-color plates and over 100 b/w photos.
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HISTORY
Family Farmer

The Family Farmers' Advocate
South Dakota Farmers Union, 1914-2000

by Lynwood E. Oyos

The family farmer has never had an easy time of it, and during some periods of the last century, the very existence of the family farm was threatened. The story of the organization which fought for the survival of the family farm is a fascinating one, and South Dakota's master historian tells it brilliantly.
Trade paper, 400 pages, $15.95.
Hard cover, $24.95. Illustrated.

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Family Farmer

What It Took

A History of the USGS EROS Data Center
by Rebecca L. Johnson

The location of Sioux Falls near the geographical center of the United States was one of the the factors that determined the placement of the EROS Data Center nearby. This essential component of the space age processes satellite views of Earth. The author's lively prose and dozens of color photographs, including many gorgeous LandSat photos and interpretative maps based on sattelite data, make the history or the facility both fascinating and accessible. A great coffee table book - and a good read, as well.
Hard Bound, Large Format, 107 pages, $19.95.

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Other Books for Your Consideration:

Drive-By       Starting From Here

The Hutterite Community Cookbook       Thunder Dreamer



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