This handy guide locates the final resting places and tells the stories of more than 375 notable Minnesotans. Author Stew Thornley travelled throughout Minnesota in pursuit of the historical fact, the little-known tale, the striking monument, and the truth behind the colourful exaggeration. Visiting cemeteries from every era and every region of the state, Thornley recounts the histories of the famous, infamous, and just plain interesting Minnesotans who lie at rest in the state. The book contains a useful appendix with a county-by-county listing of the cemeteries and individuals mentioned within. Perfect for road trippers and armchair travellers alike, 'Six Feet Under' is an enlightening guide to the state's history.
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(105mm x 200mm x 19mm)
Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S.
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Author Biography - Stew Thornley
Stew Thornley is the author of more than thirty books including Land of the Giants: New York's Polo Grounds. He has visited the grave of every member of Baseball's Hall of Fame, a quest that has taken him across the United States as well as to Cuba.