Author Les Vognsen is the son of Danish immigrants to the United States. This memoir takes the reader on a journey of the American experience typical of the 1930s Midwest. It was written for family and friends and all who enjoy learning about the realization of the American Dream.
In1929 Wisconsin, while America plunged into its decade-long struggle with the Great Depression, four-year-old Les recounts the trials and joys of a farming family moving about the country in search of opportunity and survival. The title comes from one of the Vognsen family