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William Kent Krueger Readers Theatre This Tender Land
September 21 @ 12:00 pm$25
Meet Minnesota author William Kent Krueger and listen to the story behind This Tender Land. The price of the ticket includes a signed copy!
Local actors will read the first chapter of William Kent Krueger’s This Tender Land and the author will discuss the significance of the novel.
About the Book: Odie O’Banion remembers 1932 when he was 12. He and his brother, Albert, were the only white students at Lincoln Indian Training School. Odie and Albert are orphans and at the mercy of Mrs. Brickman (who students call “The Black Witch”) After a protector at the school dies tragically the two take off down river with two other “vagabonds.” The story is a remarkable search for home and will warm your heart.
About the Author: William Kent Krueger is the author of 20 published novels – including 18 in the Cork O’Connor series. He received the Edgar Award for his stand-alone novel Ordinary Grace, and is now back with a book reminiscent of Huckleberry Finn.
Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite.