Stories experiences growing up in very rural Minnesota by two little girls during the 1930s and 1940s are the substance of this book. School, church, neighbors, and relatives all played their parts and related in a humorous and empathetic manner. The Depression followed by World War II set the time of the times and lives were affected by them. How this family dealt with the circumstances that they found themselves in are portrayed in a lively and interesting manner.We had 3 general merchandise stores (they did not sell meat which allowed a meat market to survive), lumber yard (which did not sell hardware as per an agreement with the hardware store to assure both businessesa#39; survival), a jewelry repair shop (parttime business of a rural mail carrier), ... two barbershops, a hardware store, a Gambles store, a blacksmithshop, a Chevrolet dealer, a Ford dealer, 3 farmanbsp;...
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