As a player, coach, manager, and scout, Bob’s life story is one inspired by baseball in times of happiness and sustained by baseball in times of sadness. As you read this book, you will come to see why others have said, “Every team needs a Bob Oldis.” Even more, you will see why Bob Oldis once said, “Baseball is a beautiful game. One I love to be around.”
In this early collection, Jane Dickerson weaves the natural world into a rich tapestry to explore her relationships with those whom she loves and has loved.
Through a nostalgic reflection of his Iowa farm upbringing, Professor Keeney takes the reader through his personal and professional journey of understanding the true meaning of agricultural change.
“. . . charming, informative, and well-written . . . especially valuable for people with bird feeders or folks just getting interested in birds.”
—Bonnie Sample, Coordinator, Minnesota Breeding Bird Atlas
In Letters to a Young Madman, a man of genius, of uncanny writing ability, and of profound empathy for the mentally ill, recounts his “spectacular plunge from competency into official madness.”
Playing Bigger Than You Are: A Life in Organizing is Stewart Acuff’s story of his 30-year life in organizing. Be it organizing citizens for stop signs at a busy intersection in Memphis, successfully working to unionize the Atlanta Olympics, or guiding the nationwide organizing program of the AFL-CIO, we get a rare insight into the day-to-day struggles of an organizer.