Award–Winning MN Author Rebecca Bender Signing Still at Minnetonka B&N
Still (NDSU Press 2019), written by Rebecca Bender and Kenneth Bender, contains universal themes of perseverance and faith overcoming challenges for 5 generations. The book includes true tales of Russian Jews escaping pogroms and transforming into North Dakota homesteading farmers, of a small-town Jewish army rifle company commander landing on the beach at Normandy on D-Day + 1, and much more …
Still is also chock-full of Minnesota stories — with backdrops of Fort Snelling, West Broadway, the University of Minnesota, Metropolitan Stadium (Twins and Vikings), Guthrie Theater, Brookview Country Club, Downtown Minneapolis, Lake Minnetonka, St. Paul, St. Louis Park, and White Bear Lake.
Part Little House on the Prairie, part Tevye the Dairyman, Forest Gump, Chicken Soup for the Soul, and Dr. Zhivago, open Still and take a unique walk through 150 years of history on 3 continents. Still is the 2019 Independent Press Award Winner (Judaism category).