Title: Missouri Legends: Famous People from the Show Me State

Author: John Brown

Size: 7 x 10

Bindings: softcover

Pages: 304

ISBN: 9781933370286

Cost: $22.95

Brad Pitt. Payne Stewart. Josephine Baker. Walter Cronkite. Thomas Pendergast. George Washington Carver. What do these icons have in common? They were all born and raised in the Show Me State. In Missouri Legends, a fun yet informative new book by TV and radio broadcaster John Brown, well-known politicians, authors, artists, athletes, performers, and historical figures come to life. The book profiles more than 100 famous Missourians. Each profile includes a brief account of a legend's childhood and rise to fame, not to mention a nugget or two of entertaining trivia. Filled with intrigue and information, this book is ideal for those interested in the state's notable people and the stories behind them