Ferguson and Beyond


The photos shown here are of the Ferguson Farmers Market, where I spent last Saturday morning selling and signing my books. Yes, that Ferguson. After the dreadful days of last August and beyond, I found the place peaceful and busy with plenty of folks wanting to buy a book. I also had fun Thursday night signing books at my own neighborhood association’s meeting. From 4 to 7 p.m. today, (Friday) I’ll try out the Cherokee Street Farmers Market at 2647 Cherokee Street. Saturday morning from 8 to noon, my tent will be at the Tower Grove Farmers Market. Come out and see me.20150711_105627 (2)20150711_105831


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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