Riding into the Sunrise
Al Quie
A Life of Faith, Service & Civility

Mitch Pearlstein

ISBN: 978-1-880654-45-3
Order Number: PP453
Price: $27.95

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Riding into the Sunrise is more than a conventional biography about a good man. It’s also more than a conventional review of Al Quie’s political victories and defeats over three decades in elected office as a Republican, including twenty-one years in Congress and four years as governor of Minnesota. Rich in memories and stories, it connects virtually every sphere and thread in his remarkable days and celebrates his lifetime love of God and allegiance to Him. In a time of polarization, Riding into the Sunrise highlights how Quie’s idea of politics continues to be radically different from mean-spirited and bunkered types practiced too often by others.

About the Author
Mitch Pearlstein is founder and president of Center of the American Experiment in Minneapolis, Minnesota (www.americanexperiment.org). In addition to serving on Governor Al Quie's staff in the early 1980s, he has been speechwriter for University of Minnesota President C. Peter Magrath and an editorial writer for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. He holds a doctorate in educational administration from the University of Minnesota and is married to the Rev. Diane Darby McGowan. They have four children and a new granddaughter.

336 pages, 2008, 6" x 9", jacketed hardcover


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