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Letters from the Country, one of Bly's best-known and best-loved books, is a collection of essays as fresh today as when they were originally published in Minnesota Monthly. This contemporary classic welcomes readers to the small town of Madison, Minnesota (population 2,242), a rural community struggling to place itself in the new American landscape.
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Carol Bly is author of several books of essays and short stories. She teaches regularly in the University of Minnesota's summer-arts Split Rock Program, and is this year's Edelstein-Keller Author of Distinction for the English Department at Minnesota. She is the recipient of the Friends of American Writers Award, two Minnesota Annual Book Awards, an honorary doctorate from Northland College, Bush Foundation and a Minnesota State Arts Board grants. She lives in St Paul, MinnesotaReview:
"A spirited and inspiring book...A very readable mixture of sociology, secular sermons,and good stories." -- The New York Times Book Review
"Carol Bly cares passionately about the quality of life and has the wit to write her criticisms without a hint of condescension. These are well-crafted essays in which vigor combines with good humor." -- Newsweek
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