Adventures in writing (and promoting) "Beer, Brats and Baseball: St. Louis Germans," the definitive book about the Gateway City's Germans. Come to my release party from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Feasting Fox, 4200 S. Grand in St. Louis
Title: Author and Journalist
Resume: Reedy Press published four of my books, Hoosiers and Scrubby Dutch: St. Louis's South Side, 2010; Beer, Brats, and Baseball: St. Louis Germans, 2012; The Making of an Icon: The Dreamers, The Schemers, and the Hard Hats Who Built the Gateway Arch; and the Second Edition of Hoosiers and Scrubby Dutch: St. Louis's South Side, 2014. Self-published "Majestic Lights: the Apostle Islands Lighthouses," 2001; Reedy Press published his book "Hoosiers and Scrubby Dutch: St. Louis's South Side," 2010. Won St. Louis Book Award from Historical Society of Saint Louis County, 2011.
Family: Lives in Bevo Mill neighborhood of St. Louis with wife Lorraine.
Education: Bachelor of Journalism degree, University of Missouri, 1973, Graduated from Webster Groves High School, 1969.