By Patrick J. McCloskey - The riveting story of the phenomenal success of Gary Tharaldson - from growing up in a small North Dakota town to being ranked as the wealthiest North Dakotan and appearing on Forbes Magazine lists of the wealthiest Americans. His entrepreneurial story begins with the purchase of one hotel, which has since grown to more than 400 hotels across the nation. Throughout this journey, he has changed how hotels are developed and managed, and his generosity and care for his employees is legendary. His story is one of business highs and lows, but always overcoming any setback. University of Mary Press. Softcover. 250 pages.