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Author Jay Weiner to speak tonight at The Bookstore at Fitgers

Author Jay Weiner will be in Duluth tonight for a talk and book signing for his new book This Is Not Florida: How Al Franken Won the Minnesota Senate Recount.

Thursday, October 28, 2010
5:00-8:00 pm
The Bookstore at Fitger’s
600 E. Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55802

This Is Not Florida is the behind-the-scenes saga of the Franken-Coleman Minnesota Senate recount, the largest, longest, and most expensive election recount in American history. In a fascinating, blow-by-blow account, reporter Jay Weiner covers the entire recount. This Is Not Florida presents an unforgettable moment in political history that proved that it’s never really over until it’s actually over.

For more information on This Is Not Florida, visit the book’s webpage:
http://www.upress.umn.edu/Books/W/weiner_notflorida.html

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Jay Weiner reported on the 2008 U.S. Senate recount and election contest for MinnPost.com, a Minneapolis-St. Paul news Web site. For his coverage, he received Minnesota’s prestigious Frank Premack Public Affairs Journalism Award. A longtime Twin Cities sportswriter, he is the author of Stadium Games: Fifty Years of Big League Greed and Bush League Boondoggles (Minnesota, 2000). He lives and works in St. Paul.

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