Holiday books roundup
FROM FIELDS TO FAIRWAYS
by Rick Shefchik (University of Minnesota Press, $39.95)
The history, the geography, the building, the playing -- everything you want to know about the golf courses of Minnesota. Lavishly illustrated.
MINNESOTA RAILROADS: A PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY, 1940-2012
by Steve Glischinski. (University of Minnesota Press, $39.95)
A history of trains, train stations and train transportation, with historical photos that will make you nostalgic for the good old days of rail travel.
THIRTY ROOMS TO HIDE IN
by Luke Longstreet Sullivan (University of Minnesota Press, $24.95)
The blackly humorous memoir of a young man who grew up in Rochester with his alcoholic, abusive father, a noted surgeon at the Mayo Clinic.
TURN HERE SWEET CORN
by Atina Diffley (University of Minnesota Press, $24.95)
The life -- and battles -- of a dedicated organic farmer near the Twin Cities. A wonderful read.