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July 19, 2010

Michael Perry at the Shakopee Library Tonight

Filed under: Authors, Event, Literary, MHS press — Mary Poggione @ 7:17 am

Coop by Michael PerryAuthor and humorist Michael Perry will be speaking and signing books tonight at 7:00 at the Shakopee Library as part of the Club Book program.

Perry is the author of the best-selling memoirs Population 485: Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time, Truck: A Love Story, and Coop: A Family, a Farm, and the Pursuit of One Good Egg, as well as the essay collection Off Main Street. Perry has written for Esquire, the New York Times Magazine, Outside, Backpacker, Orion, and and is a contributing editor to Men’s Health. He has performed and produced two live audience humor recordings (“I Got It From the Cows” and “Never Stand Behind a Sneezing Cow”), and he performs regularly with his band the Long Beds.

Check out Michael Perry’s fun website,, where he shares updates on his life and work and fascinating tips like, “You really can’t call yourself a farmer unless you’ve got at least one purple fingernail.”

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