Montgomery Ward & Co., founded in 1872, was the world’s first mail-order goods business. The company once boasted more than six hundred stores but since 2004 is exclusively an online retailer.
Nick Lyons is the author of more than twenty books and hundreds of articles that have appeared in magazines such as Harper’s, Outside, Field & Stream, and Outdoor Life. His books include his famous Spring Creek, Bright Rivers, and Fishing Stories. He is a former English professor and book publisher.
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