For once, the dentist gave me more than a toothbrush

dentistI went to the dentist today and wound up selling three copies of The Making of an Icon: The Dreamers, The Schemers, and The Hard Hats Who Built the Gateway Arch. My dentist bought one, the hygienist bought another, and the lady who took my money bought a third.

I signed the dentist’s copy: “Here’s a book you can sink your teeth into.”

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.

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