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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Carrie La Seur

Dewey Vanderhoff at Trail Town

Carrie La Seur’s critically acclaimed debut novel, “The Home Place,” won the High Plains Book Award, was short-listed for the Strand Critics Award for Best First Novel and was an IndieNext pick, a Library Journal pick, one of the Great Falls Tribune’s Top 10 Montana Books for 2014 and a Florida SunSentinel Best Crime Fiction pick for 2014. Carrie has completed the Iowa Writers’ Workshop Summer Session and was a Tennessee Williams Scholar at the 2016 Sewanee Writers’ Conference.

Carrie’s résumé includes a degree in English and French magna cum laude from Bryn Mawr College, a Rhodes Scholarship, a doctorate in modern languages from Oxford University, and a Yale law degree.

In 2006, Carrie founded the legal nonprofit, Plains Justice, which provides public interest energy and environmental legal services in the northern plains states and played a key role in halting several new coal plants, enacting clean energy reforms and launching the Keystone XL pipeline campaign. Carrie maintains a part-time energy and environmental law practice in Montana, where her ancestors settled in 1864. A licensed private pilot and committed introvert, she loves to hike, ski and fish the Montana wilderness with her family.

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The Weight of an Infinite Sky
Fiction / Literature
William Morrow & Co.
January 2018
ISBN 9780062323477
Hardcover, 272 pages
$26.99, INSTOCK
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The critically acclaimed author of The Home Place explores the heart and mystery of Big Sky Country in this evocative and atmospheric novel of family, home, love, and responsibility inspired by William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. More/less

The Home Place
Fiction / Literature
William Morrow & Co.
March 2015
ISBN 9780062323453
Paperback, 320 pages
$14.99, INSTOCK
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Carrie La Seur makes her remarkable debut with The Home Place, a mesmerizing, emotionally evocative, and atmospheric literary novel in the vein of The House Girl and A Land More Kind Than Home, in which a successful lawyer is pulled back into her troubled family’s life in rural Montana in the wake of her sister’s death. More/less

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