Scoop by Jeff Miller

Scoop – Notes from a Small Ice Cream Shop

It’s the story of Jeff and Dean who give up their corporate lives in London to run a beloved ice cream shop and small inn in Wisconsin’s north woods.It is a tale of starting over, slowing down and ice cream.


Scoop - Notes from a Small Ice Cream Shop

Scoop: Notes from a Small Ice Cream Shop – Jeff Miller

“Miller’s book is a gentle, affectionate and often-funny month-by-month memoir of 2005, the first year he and his partner Dean Cooper lived in Hayward.”
–  St. Paul Pioneer Press

“Miller’s writing style blends the best of Calvin Trillin’s travelogues and Bill Bryson’s wit. His gift for describing detail brings the town and its history to life. . . Jeff Miller’s charming story gives us hope that the elusive American Dream is alive and well, available to any kindhearted soul brave enough to take a chance and step into the unknown.”
–  Foreword Reviews

“…destined to be the summer read for Hayward townies and summer folk, as well as anyone who’s dreamed of making a daring life change…”
–  Minneapolis Star Tribune

“Hayward and its cast of characters come to life in ‘Scoop’.”
–  Sawyer County Record


Available in Hayward, WI at Book World, Art Beat, Sawyer County Historical Society, Birkie Office, West’s Hayward Dairy, McCormick House and at Redbery Books in Cable, WI. Available online from mnhs.org, amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com