I attended my 55th high school reunion in July of 2012 and was inspired to write qHome Town Memories of Grinnell, Iowa.q This work is not intended to be an all inclusive, comprehensive, scholarly history with a preoccupation for exact dates, etc. It is simply a personal history, my recollections of the old home town during a limited period in the town's history the 40's, 50's and 60's. I have written in my own way using a flow of words that came to me as I wrote. In a town of 8, 000 9, 000, as Grinnell was in those days - you eventually get to know and have some contact along the way with most people. My intent was to communicate in simple, straight forward terms and was not concerned about presenting it as qa triumph in English language grammar.qThe two boys from Poweshiek County did very well in Colorado Springs with their popular restaurant, The Red Cloud, ... got acquainted with the owners of the famous Broadmoor Hotel and did some interior decorating work for them, which wasanbsp;...
|Title||:||Home Town Memories of Grinnell, Iowa|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2012-08|