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BOOK NOTES: 'Ice Cream Social: The Struggle for the Soul of Ben & Jerry’s' ... 'Memoirs of A Recovering Teacher'

"Ice Cream Social: The Struggle for the Soul of Ben and Jerry's" by Brad Edmondson1 / 2
"Memoirs of a Recovering Teacher" by David Peterson2 / 2

Grand Forks Public Library

  • “Jack the Ripper: The Forgotten Victims” by Paul Begg and John Bennett. An anthology of the women not normally counted amongst Jack the Ripper’s five official victims, and their stories.
  • “Bourbon: A History of the American Spirit” by Dane Huckelbridge. Part biography and part popular history of the United States, this book explores the history of bourbon and its effects on American history.
  • “From Pompeii: The Aftermath of a Roman Town” by Ingrid D. Rowland. A book not about the tragedy of Pompeii, but about the way its perfect snapshot of Roman life affected other people, including Mozart, Renoir and Mark Twain.
  • “Ice Cream Social: The Struggle for the Soul of Ben & Jerry’s” by Brad Edmondson. An examination of what makes Ben & Jerry’s different from other companies: its near failure, its resurrection and its ultimate commitment to its core values.
  • East Grand Forks Campbell Library

    • “Memoirs of A Recovering Teacher” by David Peterson consists of about one hundred stories based on the author’s own actions and observations of others during his thirty-eight year teaching career.
    • “The Apollo 13 Mission: Core Events of A Crisis in Space” by Kassandra Radomski. Find out what happened when an explosion on a spacecraft left three U.S. astronauts stranded in space 200,000 miles from Earth with a limited supply of food, water and oxygen.
    • “Rey Mysterio: High-Flying Luchador” by Lucia Raatma gives the reader the full details about Rey Mysterio. He may be small compared to other wrestlers, but Rey Mysterio has made a big impact in the world of pro wrestling.
    • “The Lost Worlds of Ancient America” edited by Frank Joseph comprises real accounts of remnants of ancient cultures found in America, from an eastern Mediterranean pendant to a stone emblazoned with a second century Hebrew inscription.