Sue Parrish


As a small child, Sue Parrish developed a love of history when her grandmother read to her about Abraham Lincoln. She grew up in Wapello County, Iowa, and was director of the Wapello County historical museum for sixteen years. She writes a weekly history column for the Ottumwa Courier.

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Days Gone By
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,080. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012 by PBL Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Sociology
There are as many individual stories as there are people who have walked the streets and prairies of Wapello County, Iowa. Though change is imperceptible until viewed from a distance, the good old days are as close to us as yesterday. The 70 short articles in this book show interesting twists and turns in the history of a Midwestern community.

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