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The Resource Citizen Swain : tales from a Minnesota life, Tom H. Swain ; contributions by Lori Sturdevant

Citizen Swain : tales from a Minnesota life, Tom H. Swain ; contributions by Lori Sturdevant

Label
Citizen Swain : tales from a Minnesota life
Title
Citizen Swain
Title remainder
tales from a Minnesota life
Statement of responsibility
Tom H. Swain ; contributions by Lori Sturdevant
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"For an insider's take on the last eighty years in Minnesota history, sit down with Tom H. Swain's memoir. It is a personal look at the people and events that shaped the state's history, written by a civic and business leader--and a true public servant--with a genuine knack for telling a story. From business to athletics, politics to education, Swain is a key player. He's been a mayor, a University of Minnesota vice president, a chief of staff to former Minnesota governor Elmer L. Andersen, and a member and chair of numerous nonprofit and civic boards. In Citizen Swain: Tales from a Minnesota Life, he brings his vibrant presence and meaningful contributions to life eloquently, giving readers a rare glimpse into the inner workings of institutions and their leaders. Swain was more than a witness to state history. He helped make it happen. Readers learn what it was like to be a part of Governor Andersen's administration--including details about the dramatic vote recount that ended his term. Swain's dedication to education and sports shine through as he speaks of his service at the University of Minnesota. Over the years in positions ranging from ticket manager in the athletic department to vice president, Swain got to know Gopher coach Bernie Bierman and three University of Minnesota presidents--Nils Hasselmo, Mark Yudof, and Robert Bruininks. Twenty-three years at the St. Paul Companies gave him profound insight into the state's oldest corporation. Whether he's describing the hard work behind the scenes of the massive civic celebration of the state's centennial or growing up in 1930s and 1940s Minneapolis, Swain's passion for making Minnesota a better place comes through in these remembrances, told with warmth, respect, and not a small amount of wit. Citizen Swain will be an inspiration to anyone seeking to make positive change through active citizenship."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Swain, Tom H
Dewey number
977.6
Index
index present
LC call number
F610.3.S84
LC item number
A3 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Swain, Tom H
  • Mayors
  • Minnesota
  • Minnesota
  • Minnesota
  • Swain, Tom H
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Mayors
  • Politics and government
  • Social conditions
  • Minnesota
Label
Citizen Swain : tales from a Minnesota life, Tom H. Swain ; contributions by Lori Sturdevant
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: A Life of Service Lori Sturdevant1. "Miss Pep" 2. Student Days3. Staff Sergeant Swain4. Back to Campus5. Mac6. Holman Field7. Ticket Man8. Come to St. Paul9. A Royal Kiss10. Floyd and Judy at the Centennial11. The Wager12. Showboat13. Skål, Vikings-and Stay, Twins14. Elmer for Governor15. Right Hand to the Governor16. Recount17. Insurance Man18. Minnesota's Favorite Son19. St. Paul School Independence20. Missing in Action21. DARE22. "Don't Leave Home without It"23. Insurance Encore24. Health Reformer25. Gopher Tales26. Questions27. Still a Republican28. Show 'Em the Money29
Control code
907289908
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452944883
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt14c70dp
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)907289908
Label
Citizen Swain : tales from a Minnesota life, Tom H. Swain ; contributions by Lori Sturdevant
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: A Life of Service Lori Sturdevant1. "Miss Pep" 2. Student Days3. Staff Sergeant Swain4. Back to Campus5. Mac6. Holman Field7. Ticket Man8. Come to St. Paul9. A Royal Kiss10. Floyd and Judy at the Centennial11. The Wager12. Showboat13. Skål, Vikings-and Stay, Twins14. Elmer for Governor15. Right Hand to the Governor16. Recount17. Insurance Man18. Minnesota's Favorite Son19. St. Paul School Independence20. Missing in Action21. DARE22. "Don't Leave Home without It"23. Insurance Encore24. Health Reformer25. Gopher Tales26. Questions27. Still a Republican28. Show 'Em the Money29
Control code
907289908
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452944883
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt14c70dp
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)907289908

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