Excellent Wisconsin Writer: Michael Perry

I recently read two great books by Wisconsin native Michael Perry:

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Population 485: Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren At A Time

Life in a small Wisconsin town is descibed in this well written and emotional memoir. The author, a volunteer firefighter, uses his on the job experiences as a backdrop for exposing his own life and feelings. This page turner is a gem of a memoir. Check catalog for availabilty.


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Truck: A Love Story

Truck isn't quite a sequel to Population 485, but it does refer to some of the same characters. The author's life in a small western Wisconsin town unfolds around him while passionately restoring a 1951 International Harvester pickup truck. Told with an eye for humor and detail, this memoir will warm you on a cold day. Check catalog for availability.

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