Introduction: The Immigrants Arrive . . .
We Are the Vikings
Writers and Artists
Politics, Scandinavian Style
Points of Pride
Eric Dregni is assistant professor of English at Concordia University in St. Paul. He is the author of several books, including Minnesota Marvels (2001), Midwest Marvels (2006), In Cod We Trust: Living the Norwegian Dream (2008), and Never Trust a Thin Cook and Other Lessons from Italy's Culinary Capital (2009), all published by the University of Minnesota Press. During the summer, he is dean of Lago del Bosco, the Italian Concordia Language Village in northern Minnesota. He lives in Minneapolis.
While reading Vikings in the Attic, I solved two family
mysteries and added at least ten new jokes to my act.