FOR THE LOVE OF COD event with Flere Lag Stevne and Eric Dregni

Eric Dregni will join Flere Lag Stevne on Thursday, August 8 for a presentation of his book FOR THE LOVE OF COD
When Aug 08, 2024
from 19:00 PM to 20:00 PM
Where Best Western Plus Willmar 2100 US-12, Willmar, MN 56201
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For the Love of CodEric Dregni will join Flere Lag Stevne on Thursday, August 8 at 7:00 p.m. for presentation on his book For the Love of Cod: A Father and Son's Search for Norwegian HappinessPlease register in advance here.

Eric Dregni takes his son on a return trip to Norway—the country where he was born fifteen years earlier—to investigate whether it really is the happiest country on Earth. From a passion for dugnad or community volunteerism to sakte or “slow,” a rejection of the mad pace of modernity, this idiosyncratic tour shows readers how, or whether, Norwegian happiness translates.

"Eric Dregni is the best kind of tour guide, bringing to life a country vis-à-vis its people, its (sometimes odd) customs, and its places. Brew some kaffe, get koselig (cozy), and settle in to do some armchair traveling to Norway. It’s a trip you’ll be lykkelig (happy) to take." —Lorna Landvik, author of Chronicles of a Radical Hag (with Recipes)

"Honest, funny, and down to earth, For the Love of Cod is an eye-opening look at how Norway discovered the key to real happiness." —Foreword Reviews

"An insider’s view of the Norwegian perspective on democratic socialism, Viking history, and long winter nights." —Ely Summer Times

"For The Love of Cod reminds us of the importance of exploring heritage, and the joys of immersing oneself in a new culture." —The Sword Newspaper