About the Book


MEL CORREN was born and raised in Stockton, California where he has lived for 92 years. The eldest grandson of Russian Jews who immigrated at the turn of the last century to found a large, loving family of businessmen and community leaders, Mel's is a quintessential tale of the American Dream realized. A successful businessman, WWII veteran, loving husband of 62 years, father of two, and ardent traveler, his life story reflects the boundless spirit, optimism and determination that was America in the 20th century.