Population: 485

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Product Details

Price
$15.99  $14.71
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
Pages
280
Dimensions
5.31 X 8.0 X 0.75 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780061363504

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About the Author

Michael Perry is a New York Times bestselling author, humorist, playwright, and radio show host from New Auburn, Wisconsin.

 

Perry’s bestselling memoirs include Population: 485 (recently adapted for the stage), Truck: A Love StoryCoopVisiting Tom, and Montaigne in Barn Boots: An Amateur Ambles Through Philosophy. Among his other dozen titles are The Scavengers (for young readers) and his novel The Jesus Cow

 

Raised on a small Midwestern dairy farm, Perry put himself through nursing school while working on a ranch in Wyoming, then detoured into writing. He lives with his wife and two daughters in rural Wisconsin, where he serves on the local volunteer fire and rescue service and is an intermittent pig farmer. He hosts the nationally-syndicated “Tent Show Radio,” performs widely as a humorist, and tours with his band the Long Beds (currently recording their third album). His three live humor albums include Never Stand Behind A Sneezing Cow and The Clodhopper Monologues, and can be found online at www.sneezingcow.com.

 

Michael also hosts a subscription audio newsletter at www.michaelperry.substack.com.

Reviews

"This is a quietly devastating book--intimate and disarming and lovely."--Adrienne Miller, Esquire
"Swells with unadorned heroism. He's the real thing ."--USA Today
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