Prairie Son by Dennis M. Clausen
(First Series: Creative Nonfiction)

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Winner of the Mid-list Press First Series Award for Creative Non-Fiction, this memoir, set during the 1920s, 30s, and 40s in rural Minnesota, gives an unblinking account of poverty, natural disasters, and human frailty.
 

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Published March 1, 1999 by Mid List Pr. 243 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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The harrowing story of his father’s youth on the Minnesota prairie, from novelist Clausen (Ghost Lover, not reviewed).

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When his father was dying of cancer, novelist Clausen (Ghost Lover) suggested that the ""impossibly distant"" wanderer write his life story to reconcile a life marred by failed relationships.

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Dennis Clausen speaks Lloyd Augustine Clausen’s life in a straightforward, first person vocabulary, and in so doing creates the viewpoint that makes this bio-memoir notable.

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