Minnesota Trivia Don'tcha Know! (Paperback)
It's amazing, outrageous, unbelievable . . . it's Minnesota
Minnesota may be known for Paul Bunyan and hot dish, but there's so much more to the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Did you know that pirates once prowled the Great Lakes or that a series of grasshopper plagues struck the state in the 1800s? From our quirky roadside attractions and odd museums to Lake Superior and the state's wild weather, this book features the fascinating, funny and strange side of Minnesota.
- Entertaining, silly and often surprising facts about everything Minnesota
- Information arranged by topics, such as Weather & Winter, Quirky Minnesota and Minnesota Disasters
- Small blocks of text and full-color photos for pleasurable browsing
- Dozens of little-known tidbits that you'll have to read to believe
About the Author
Brett Ortler is an editor at Adventure Publications. While at Adventure, he has edited dozens of books, including many field guides and nature-themed books. His own work appears widely, including in Salon, Good Men Project, The Nervous Breakdown, Living Ready and in a number of other venues in print and online. He lives in the Twin Cities with his wife and their young children.