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429 Mankato Avenue, Winona, Minnesota 55987
507-452-5580 www.paperbacksandpieces.com

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July 2019

Author Event: Rob Jung

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Paperbacks and Pieces, 429 Mankato Avenue, Winona, Minnesota 55987

A newspaper writer, lifelong student, and lawyer for forty-seven years, Rob Jung has traveled in every continent except Antarctica, and his stories often find their origins in international historical events. Jung is the author of various published non-fiction work and the fiction novel Cloud Warriors, as well as an inventor, gourmet chef, and storyteller, among other things. “Against the backdrop of the Spanish Civil War and the rise of the Third Reich, powerful and dangerous interests compete for possession of…

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September 2019

Author Event: Susan Bartlett Foote

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Paperbacks and Pieces, 429 Mankato Avenue, Winona, Minnesota 55987

“The Crusade for Forgotten Souls”  (Winner of the 2019 Minnesota Book Award for Minnesota Nonfiction) recounts Minnesota’s reform movement that broke the stigma surrounding mental illness, publicized the painful truth about the state’s asylums, and resulted in the first legislative steps toward a modern mental health system. Susan Bartlett Foote tells the story of the early advocates for compassionate care of the mentally ill who made the crusade a success. Susan Bartlett Foote is professor emerita in the School of…

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Author Event: Mary Dupont

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Paperbacks and Pieces, 429 Mankato Avenue, Winona, Minnesota 55987

In Mrs. Ambassador, Eugenie Anderson’s granddaughter Mary Dupont explores a political life led with certainty about what Anderson stood for as a representative of the United States and a personal life led with just as much assurance. Anderson achieved historic diplomatic status when President Harry Truman appointed her the first woman ambassador for the United States with a post to Denmark in 1949. The result: an enticing narrative about a mid-twentieth-century politician who championed democratic ideals at home and around…

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