Volume 9 in Curt Eriksmoen's series is his second with the title, "Fascinating North Dakotans: A Biography Series." More great stories are inside, profiling the remarkable stories and impressive accomplishments of people who have lived in North Dakota.
Highlights of the 47 profiles in this book include:
- The former Dickinson teacher who became President Kennedy's press secretary and a U.S. Senator
- The Minot Ryan High School coach who went on to become the National College Basketball Coach of the Year during his two decades at Lousiana State University
- The Billings County ranch hand who later became Hollywood's first cowboy megastar
- The man who had a North Dakota town and county named after him but died broke and in disgrace was buried in an unmarked grave
- The entrepreneur who made a fortune by marketing "pet rocks"
Softcover. 260 pages