Composer Meredith Willson once described "The Music Man" as an Iowan s attempt to pay tribute to his home state. Never once forgetting his roots, Willson reflects on the ups and downs, surprises and disappointments, and finally successes of the making of one of America s most popular musicals. His whimsical, personable writing style will bring readers back in time with him to the 1950s to experience firsthand the exciting trials and tribulations of creating a Broadway masterpiece. A newfound admiration for "The Music Man" and the man behind the music is sure to follow."
But He Doesn't Know the Territory
University of Minnesota Press