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Amy Goetzman

In Books, Amy Goetzman covers the Twin Cities literary scene through reviews of new books, Q&As with Minnesota authors and visiting writers, and items about writing and book-related events. Her articles appear on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Books also features occasional articles from The Christian Science Monitor.

'The Crops Look Good' weaves family letters into a larger portrait of the Midwest

The book covers the war years and Depression, followed by midcentury prosperity and the decline of the family farm.