SOURCE: Entrepreneur Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.

October 21, 2015 13:00 ET

Robert B. Pamplin Jr. Celebrates the Holidays With 'A Christmas Eve Dream' Storybook for the Whole Family

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - Oct 21, 2015) - Robert B. Pamplin Jr., America's foremost diversified entrepreneur, has written and published a short story for the holiday season, "A Christmas Eve Dream." Aiming to inspire family time and revive the tradition of the bedtime story, this book tells a tale of duty, responsibility, compassion and family values.

"The holidays are a time to get together with loved ones and honor traditions. Storytelling is one of my family's favorite holiday traditions, and some of my greatest memories are of my father and grandfather sharing stories of times past," said Robert B. Pamplin Jr. "I wanted to write a story that families would want to read with their children."

This short story, set in wartime America, includes hand-selected pieces from Pamplin's extensive art collection, including illustrations and photographs by Walter Martin Baumhofer, Lawrence Wilbur, Pruett Carter and Amos Sewell. "A Christmas Eve Dream" is available for viewing and purchase online at http://why-i.org/books.html.

About Robert B. Pamplin Jr.
Robert B. Pamplin Jr. has earned eight degrees -- including two doctorates -- in business, economics, accounting, education and theology. He has been honored nationally as a businessman, philanthropist, ordained minister, educator, historical preservationist, and author of 23 books and comic books, including two book-of-the-month club selections. Pamplin's business interests include media (the Portland Tribune and 25 community newspapers), textiles, construction and agriculture. He has been awarded many honorary degrees and featured in national magazines, in newspapers and on television. He has served on presidential and state commissions, and he has been chairman of the board of trustees of three colleges. Pamplin is widely recognized as America's leading historical preservationist and foremost diversified entrepreneur. National and local publications have written of Dr. Pamplin -- "Not since the late Victorians has any person accomplished so much in a...single concentrated life." For more information, visit www.pamplin.org. For more information about Pamplin's preservation efforts, visit www.pamplincollection.org.

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