Jon Hassler


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    General Fiction

    Oct-2009

    Once upon a time, before Atheneum in New York took a chance on an unknown author and published Staggerford (1977), Jon Hassler wrote a number of short stories that introduce many of the characters in his later novels. This title includes these storie...

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    Dec-2005

    A Staggerford Novel -

    Since 1977, Jon Hassler's Staggerford series has entranced readers with its funny and charming depiction of life in small-town America. The New Woman is his latest visit to this Minnesota hamlet.At the age of eighty-eight, Agatha McGee has grudgingly...

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    Dec-2004

    A Staggerford Novel -

    Filled with his trademark humor and warmth, Jon Hassler's "The Staggerford Murders" and "The Life and Death of Nancy Clancy's Nephew" offer a welcome return to the town that has captivated readers for years. In "The Staggerford Murders," residents of...

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    Sep-2002

    A Staggerford Novel -

    In The Staggerford Flood, Jon Hassler brings back Agatha McGee and reunites other favorite characters from his award-winning Staggerford novels. When a flood hits Staggerford and neighboring towns, Agatha McGee's house on the highest hill in town bec...

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    General Fiction

    May-2000

    ONCE UPON A TIME, before Atheneum in New York took a chance on an unknown author and published "Staggerford" (1977), Jon Hassler wrote a number of short stories that introduce many of the characters in his later novels. Only a handful of these storie...

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    General Fiction

    May-1997

    Leland Edwards, a piano-playing fisherman and English professor, has become dean of Rookery State College in Minnesota. With this title comes the daunting task of saving his beloved campus from diminished enrollment, hockey thuggery, and its ignoble ...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1995

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1993

    "Characters so exquisitely rendered that even a first-time visitor to Staggerford will come to love them as old friends." --"The New York Times Book Review ""A deliciously rich, simmering brew of envy, charity, and redemptive love."--"Publishers Week...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1990

    "Hassler's brilliance has always been his ability to achieve the depth of real literature through such sure-handed, no-gimmicks, honest language that the result appears effortless." --Richard Russo, "New York Times Book Review" "Hassler has tapped e...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-1989

    Tom Barry's summer starts off bad and only gets worse. He not only has to write a paper during the summer, but he sees his best friend rob a store. He doesn't tell a soul about it, but then later in the summer, at his uncle's resort in the Minnesota ...

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    General Fiction

    May-1987

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1986

    "A marvel. Out of Old Age, which our peculiar times have determined to view as a sort of generational sin, Jon Hassler has drawn forth a poignant, funny, wise novel about Eternal Youth."THE CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALERSimon Shea, a retired professor of Eng...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1986

    "Hassler's characters have old-fashioned values and typical human failings; they make this a novel to restore your faith in humanity."LOS ANGELES TIMESAgatha McGee is following a dream, though it might be late in the game. She's just retired from a c...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1981

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    General Fiction

    Feb-1980

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    Jul-1977

    A Staggerford Novel -

    "A writer good enough to restore your faith in fiction."THE NEW YORK TIMESIt is only a week in the life of a 35-year old bachelor school teacher in a small Minnesota town. But it is an extraodinary week, filled with the poetry of living, the sweetnes...

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