Our Natural Heritage: Genevieve Kroshus. Stories collected by Geraldine Schwarz. 96 pp., 58 black and white illustrations. First edition, clothbound. $25.00. ISBN 978-0-9761381-4-3. Library of Congress No. 2007903764.

Photographs by Nan Schwarz. Book design by Jorunn Musil.
This book can be ordered directly (by check or money order) from South Bear Press, 2248 South Bear Road, Decorah, Iowa 52101 USA. List price is $25 (clothbound), plus $5 per copy for shipping and handling (in the US) by USPS Media Mail. Iowa residents add 7% sales tax. For foreign order shipping costs or other questions, inquire at <dschwarz50@hotmail.com>. It will also be available at the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum in downtown Decorah, Iowa.mailto:dschwarz50@hotmail.comhttp://vesterheim.org/index.phpshapeimage_3_link_0shapeimage_3_link_1
A book about the author’s conversations with Genny Kroshus, a long-time resident of a tiny Norwegian-American community near Decorah, Iowa, called Highlandville. Its pages overflow with memories of small town Iowa life, Old World recipes, vintage and recent photographs, and poetry that celebrates immigration by Iowa-born poet Joseph Langland (including “Norwegian Rivers”).   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Langlandshapeimage_4_link_0
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Genevieve Kroshus
Stories collected by Geraldine Schwarz “Everything about this book is beautiful.”

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Decorah Journal, September 25, 2008 • About South Bear Press • Marguerite Wildenhain and the Bauhaus • Other Wildenhain books • Our Natural Treasure: Genevieve Kroshus • Packin’ Cats for the Arrr-meee • About South Bear School