More books by L.D. Bergsgaard: While Others Sleep, Next Year in Jerusalem, Rumors, Where The Best Began, The Circumstances, First Stone, Stoned Too, Stone Cold Christmas

Where the Best Began: Stories of a Boy on the American Prairie

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ISBN: 9781457510342
160 pages

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Welcome

It's true, what many say. Time and age have a way of rounding off the edges and making jagged pieces of the past seem clear and smooth and bright. But for those of us growing up in the small prairie town of Mandan, North Dakota, in the 1950s, those truly were times when every day was an adventure, every neighbor was a story, and everyone belonged somewhere because we were all connected and trusted others to know that.

Young Moose knows it’s going to be an unusual year when his new teacher looks like a goat and is even ornerier, a neighborhood posse is hot on the trail of a felon, and the ancient ghosts are dancing in the light of a full moon. His days are full of trials including the cancelling of Christmas, tittering on the brink of flunking a grade, and losing his position as catcher on the baseball team.

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About L.D. Bergsgaard

L.D. Bergsgaard spent his boyhood years in Mandan, North Dakota, a town steeped in the history of General George Custer and which declares itself as Where the West Begins. L.D. and the neighborhood gang, before that was a dangerous noun, spent unfettered days of play and exploration...

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Excerpt

She looks like Old Lady Greely’s goat—even got the beard and yellow eyes.” Melonhead offered his description of the teacher I’d be seeing for the first time in less than an hour.

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