Had a great time signing books and talking about things German at the Soulard Oktoberfest. Two sisters from Los Angeles on a trip here to do family research said they’d gone online and decided to buy my book when they were here. They ran into me and bought the book. Others said they’d seen me on TV or read about me in the paper. I’ll be there Sunday from 1 to closing time at 5 at my booth on Third Street just north of Lafayette.
Published by Jim Merkel
Reedy Press published four of my books, Hoosiers and Scrubby Dutch: St. Louis's South Side, 2010; Beer, Brats, and Baseball: St. Louis Germans, 2012; The Making of an Icon: The Dreamers, The Schemers, and the Hard Hats Who Built the Gateway Arch; and the Second Edition of Hoosiers and Scrubby Dutch: St. Louis's South Side, 2014. They're available in bookstores and online. For an autographed copy, send a check for $21.50 made out to Jim Merkel, to Jim Merkel, 4216 Osceola St., St. Louis, MO 63116. View more posts