Frozen Trail to Merica: Talerman by Myron Paine, Ph.D.

Frozen Trail to Merica: Talerman
by Myron Paine, Ph.D.

ISBN: 978-1-931942-45-4
Size: 6 x 9 • 376 pgs.
Price: $29.95

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This book solves not only the mysterious disappearance of Norse from the Western Settlement of Greenland in the 1300s, but also deciphers Delaware (Lenape) Indian history found to have been written in Old Norse. The fictional plot is based on Chapter 3 of Walam Olum, a manuscript of pictograms and verses first published in 1836 and based on engravings on bark given in payment for treatment to a Dr. Ward of Indiana by an old Leni Lenape Indian.

Myron Paine grew up as a farm boy in South Dakota.  He studied through three universities and earned a Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering. After teaching at the university level, he served as a state extension engineer and a regional extension engineer, covering ten Great Plains states.  He wrote over fifty work-related papers and was nominated to Who’s Who in Engineering, 1977.  After twenty-five years in his first profession, Paine then went on to work as an electrical engineer for several aviation companies.  He was a primary writer of test reports for the certification of the Cessna 208 aircraft, the Caravan. He has traveled extensively, visiting nearly 30 different countries and has worked in both the Middle East and Asia. Currently, Paine (now retired from engineering) is pursuing his other great love: books.