A Different Kind of Bookstore

Welcome to Home Grown Books, a unique bookstore created by authors. Home Grown Books is dedicated to showcasing self-published authors. We offer readers a rare opportunity to discover new talent and to read books not found in traditional bookstores. We also provide a venue for authors to get their self-published books into the hands of the public. All the authors and artists are from or have connections to the Ozarks and represent a wide variety of genres.

Sunday, November 3, 2013

New Arrival for November

Donald Richardson

Author: Sgt. Donald Richardson is a retired trooper with Missouri State Highway Patrol. He has dedicated years to researching and writing the true story of the shootings of Trooper Victor O. Dosing and Trooper Sam Graham at the Coffee Pot Traven southeast of Springfield, Missouri, December 7, 1941. All profits from his book, “Don’t Eat My Pie, Squirt,” are donated to the Missouri Association of State Troopers Emergency Relief Society (MASTERS). “The MASTERS” fund provides financial aid to a trooper’s immediate surviving family members if the trooper is killed in the line of duty.

Title: “Don’t Eat My Pie, Squirt”
Genre: Nonfiction/True Life
Book: The attach on Pearl harbor was not the only tragedy on December 7, 1941, for the Missouri State Highway patrol family and the citizens of Missouri. About 15 minutes after the attack began at Pearl Harbor, Trooper Victor O. Dosing was killed and trooper Sam Graham was critically wound by Milan James Nedimovich at  the Coffee Pot Tavern southeast of Springfield, Missouri. This book is the true story of the event. The book is available at all Home Grown Books locations, ABC Books in Springfield, Missouri, and Home Town Pharmacy in Mt. Vernon, Missouri.

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