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The cover of Gordon Fredrickson's first book for Beaver's Pond Press, "A Farm Country Christmas Eve."

'Farm Country' for Real


By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

Gordon Fredrickson is a writer, farmer and teacher who knew he wanted to tell stories about his life that could entertain, inform and endure as a historical perspective. He knew there had to be a way to marry his vocations, but it wasn't an easy task.

The former Chokio-Alberta High School teacher worked at his craft by writing a novel and a play, but he found they didn't really tell the kinds of stories he wanted to tell.

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