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At DakotaMainStreet, we endorse books and travel. We can afford books. They are the perfect form of entertainment. Some of the books below are offered through Amazon.com. If you buy them by clicking through my site, we get a commission.

Sheep

Archer Gilfillan spent 16 years living in a sheep wagon and tending his flock in Western South Dakota. He wrote a book about it. Great Read. Non-fiction

The Man Who Fell in Love with the Moon

"If you're the Devil, then it's not me telling this story..."
If I could write like one person, let it be Tom Spanbauer.
Way-fiction

The Dull Knives of Pine Ridge

A Lakota Odyssey - 100 years of Sioux survival told through the voices of a single Lakota Family.  non-fiction

Sun Dancer

"On the fourth day, you pierce..." A modern Indian story. could-happen-fiction

Broken HeartLand

Why the MidWest is becoming the new American Ghetto. Have you ever heard of the Buffalo Commons? Ted Turner has... sad-but-true-non-fiction

Bad Trips

True travel writing on the one that didn't go quite as planned. non-fiction

Into the Wild

Chris McCandless gave away everything and walked alone into the Alaskan wilderness. In 1992, they found his emaciated body in an abandoned bus. One of his last contacts was in Howard, South Dakota. True story by Jon Krakauer, author of "Into Thin Air - a personal account of the Mt. Everest Disaster."

Lost Bird of Wounded Knee

Four days after the Brutal 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, an infant Lakota girl was found alive beneath the frozen body of her mother... SD author Renee Sansom Flood was nominated for a Pulitzer for this book. non-fiction

How to Win Friends and Influence People

If I could make each high school senior read just one book after (s)he graduated, this would be the one. Dale Carnegie's classic non-fiction



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