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"What an unexpected
surprise and how much
I shall enjoy each essay."

 
 
of Frogs and Friends

of Frogs and Friends

A Collection by John H. Perkins


 
 
of Frogs and Friends is a collection of short stories and essays by John H. Perkins of Clear Lake, Iowa. Many of these essays were originally published in the Mason City [Iowa] Globe Gazette.

Mr. Perkins' unique style and insight covers everything from current events to a tour of an Iowa that once was. Whether it is Washington politics or riding the Flexible Flyer down MacGowan hill, you will find it here, written from the viewpoint of a native North Iowan.

In the words of Mr. Perkins:
  "My readers have indicated they have clipped some of my columns for a scrap book, have sent them to relatives around the country and have mailed them overseas. Certainly those kind expressions stroke my ego. I would be less than truthful if I didn't admit that. But, believe me when at the same time I say, it makes me very humble. I am grateful if I can generate a ray of sunshine in someone's otherwise foggy day. May this collection bring you joy."


 
 
You can order a copy for yourself or a friend by calling 1-888-354-3235 or emailing Mr. Perkins at pinsker@netins.net. Each copy of the book costs $17.95 plus $2.45 for shipping and handling. (Iowa residents need to include 6% sales tax.)

Mr. Perkins' book is also available at the following locations:
The Red Geranium
301 Main Avenue
Clear Lake, Iowa 50428
The Secret Garden
114 North Third Street
Clear Lake, Iowa 50428
Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce Office
205 Main Avenue
Clear Lake, Iowa 50428
Top of Iowa Welcome Center
Intersection of I-35 & Highway 105
Lake Mills/Northwood, Iowa / Exit 214

If you prefer to contact Mr. Perkins with orders and comments by U.S. Mail, his address is
John H. Perkins
P.O. Box 538
Clear Lake, IA 50428

 
 
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