Princeton University Library Catalog

The beginner's cow : memories of a Volga German from Kansas / Loren Schmidtberger.

Author:
Schmidtberger, Loren F., 1928- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Kirksville, Missouri : Truman State University Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
xiv, 314 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series:
American Midwest series
Summary note:
"Loren Schmidtberger grew up in a Volga German community in Kansas during the Dust Bowl. He carried the legacy and lessons of his childhood with him when he left the farm and became a teacher in the eastern U.S."--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
Section one; Early memories, and a dose of local history -- Section two; Grade school years -- Section three; Hays High School -- Section four; The halls of Saint Fidelis -- Section five; College and the army -- Section six; Graduate school, teaching at Saint Peter's College, married life -- Section seven; The senior years, and the end of an era -- Section eight; Life today -- Section nine; Thoughts, scattered and otherwise, on literature, verve, and verse.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781612481685 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 161248168X ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
LCCN:
2016009118
OCLC:
945693766
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