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Author William Kent Krueger at Hopkins Center for the Arts

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williamkentkruegarThe Library Foundation of Hennepin County presents best-selling author William Kent Krueger lecturing 7:30pm Thursday, May 13 and 11am Friday, May 14 at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, 111 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN.

Tickets are available from $35 to $45. Student and group discounts are available. Visit www.supporthclib.org or call 952-979-1111 for tickets.
Raised in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon, William Kent Krueger briefly attended Stanford University—before being kicked out for radical activities. After that, he logged timber, worked construction, tried his hand at free-lance journalism, and eventually ended up researching child development at the University of Minnesota.

Krueger writes a mystery series set in the north woods of Minnesota. His protagonist is Cork O’Connor, the former sheriff of Tamarack County and a man of mixed heritage—part Irish and part Ojibwe. His work has received a number of awards including the Minnesota Book Award, the Loft-McKnight Fiction Award, the Anthony Award, the Barry Award, and the Friends of American Writers Prize. The ninth book in his series, Heaven's Keep, was released in September 2009. He does all his creative writing in booth #4 at the renowned St. Clair Broiler in St. Paul.
 

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