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Summary by Warren P. Knowles, Governor of Wisconsin, 1965-1971 - For ten years Bill Stokes has been a roving reporter and columnist for The Milwaukee Journal. He has written reams of material about his vivid impressions of people, animals, events, personal activities and "things in general." His reminiscence of boyhood days on the farm are typical of my own growing up days ...more
ebook, 2nd, 416 pages
Published March 2nd 2017 by Stokes Creative
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Todd Oliver
Mar 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a great collection of Bill's stories from when he was a journalist for the Milwaukee Journal. These stories are all about his life experiences growing up in Wisconsin. They will certainly make you laugh! I had several strange looks at work when I burst out laughing a few times at these stories. Bill is a great writer and I have enjoyed all of his books so far that he has brought to audio. Each book has some very skilled narrators as well. This one is no exception! Great audio talents in ...more
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May 19, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Bill Stokes was the type of journalist no one below the age of forty has ever known. Newspapers no longer pay for whimsy or life stories unless they are graphic and ugly with some blame attached.
Bill Stokes' book was published before the forty year olds were born but has now been made available for everyone to access electronically.
It is worth doing. I found it very interesting comparing the goings on in his columns in Wisconsin to what was happening at the same time in my corner of Scotland. I
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I’ve read a few of Bill Stokes short stories and I’ve enjoyed them all. I didn’t grow up in Wisconsin or even near it. You don’t have to be from Wisconsin to enjoy the caliber of writing that Stokes provides in Hi-Ho Silver, Anyway.

This book reminds me of the golden age of the newspaper columnist. This art is seemingly going away and sadly I’m a part of the reason why. I don’t have a newspaper subscription, and I get all of my news from multiple sources onl
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: Bill Stokes

A fun collection of articles from the past. Soe of these I had read before and some were new. I really enjoyed this book.


The narration was well done. MacLeod Andrews , R. C. Bray , James Foster , Joe Hempel , Stefan Rudnicki , David Stifel did a fantastic job of bringing these tales to life!!


“I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.”
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Born in Barron, Wisconsin, on September 11, 1931, Bill Stokes grew up on a small dairy farm between Barron and Rice Lake. He began his official writing career as an outdoor writer and general reporter for the Stevens Point Daily Journal, where he served as columnist, reporter and outdoor writer. In 1961 he moved to the Wisconsin State Journal, in Madison, where he wrote outdoor and personal column ...more

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