Photographs from Eaden: A Montana Story is the debut novel from Brad Bergum ('95 accounting), a Winifred, Montana native and Montana State University College of Business graduate. The book is set in a town named Eaden, Montana, a place that shares the successes and bears the scars common to so many small Montana agricultural communities. The story is one of seeking adventure, understanding what it means to be a part of a close-knit community, and finding the value and strength of family.

Bergum's intimate appreciation for the unique Montana communities that are located far off the beaten path is seen throughout the novel as he tells a story that is inspired by the pride and passions of the real people and places that make up Montana s rural spaces.

This book is available at the bookstore and Bergum will be in the MSU Bookstore from 11 am to 2 pm for a book signing event on Wednesday, February 20.

Photographs from Eaden: A Montana Story can also be purchased from,, and selected Montana booksellers. The price is $16.95 for paperback and $26.95 for hardcover. For more details visit