Pomme de Terre, released by North Star Press 2010, tells the story of Serena and Gust Gustafson, a young couple who move to western Minnesota after losing everything in the Sioux Uprising. Though it is supposed to be over, they live in constant danger from renegade raids. It continues the story of Birdie and Ragna Larson, little girls kidnapped by the Sioux during the uprising. It also tells the story of Drumbeater, a Sioux brave, who rescues Birdie and Ragna to honor his uncle’s life and death friend.
Meet Candace Simar!
Mon., May 2 at 7 p.m.-Moorhead Library
Tues., May 3 at 7 p.m.-Ada Library
Mon., May 16 at 6:30 p.m.-Breckenridge Library
Tues., May 17 at 6:30 p.m.-Barnesville Library
Wed., May 18 at 6:30 p.m.-Hawley Library
Candace Simar is a writer and poet from Pequot Lakes, Minnesota, in the heart of Lake Country. As a life-long Minnesotan, the grandchild of immigrants, Candace nurtures a passion for Minnesota History.
To learn more, visit Candace Simar’s website.
These events are free and open to all.