Read by Harlan Flick
Published by Lovstad Publishing in 2014.
“Surrounded by breath-taking natural beauty and striking poverty in one of the least populated and poorest counties in the state [Vernon County, Wisconsin], a family struggles to make ends meet while creating their own entertainment through fishing, trapping, and hunting along the hills, backwaters, and sloughs of the mighty Mississippi River.”
(From the backcover of Coins in a Half-Filled Jar)
“Harlan Flick was born and raised in De Soto, Wisconsin. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. His life has been spent as an educator teaching in public schools in Fennimore, Waunakee, Prairie du Chien, and Richland Center, Wisconsin. He then broadened his horizons with teaching stints at international schools in Jakarta, Indonesia for 16 years and Suzhou, China for 3 years. His overseas experience has taken him to more than 25 countries and allowed many opportunities to travel… All of these experiences have helped shape his view of the world and made him appreciate the beauty that is the driftless area of southwest Wisconsin. He lives in Richland Center, Wisconsin, with his wife, son, and his many fly rods. He may be reached via email at email@example.com.”
(From “About the Author,” page 192 of Coins in a Half-Filled Jar)