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Bemidji Public Library set to host author Nathan Jorgenson

The Bemidji Public Library will host author Nathan Jorgenson at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3, at the library, 509 America Ave. NW.

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BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Public Library will host author Nathan Jorgenson at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3, at the library, 509 America Ave. NW.

A native of Minnesota, he is a winner of the 2004 Benjamin Franklin Award for Best New Voice in Fiction for his first novel "Waiting for White Horses," Jorgenson’s other novels "The Mulligan" and "A Crooked Number" have also garnered widespread acclaim, a release said.

His new book "Contrapasso" explores the lives of two friends as they reconcile the deeds of their youth with the loss of innocence.

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Nathan Jorgenson

Born and raised in Jackson, Minn., Jorgenson now lives in northern Minnesota.

"An accomplished dentist who has practiced in rural Minnesota for many years, he is better known for his novels dealing with love, loss, redemption and the human condition," the release said. "With his poignant style and unique sense of humor, he weaves tender stories that connect with readers of all ages."

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The event will also be available to stream through the Bemidji Public Library Facebook page.

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